After studying with Galliard, Paul Bailly worked with the great J.B.Vuillaume in Paris. He then worked in other major cities in France, Belgium, England and even in the U.S. He won numerous medals at important competitions. After his travels, he settled in Paris where he had a successful career. His work is esteemed and highly sought after. This beautiful violin would be a great choice for the musician looking for an instrument with a full, warm tone with great richness.