Birth : 1867 in Mirecourt (Vosges)

Biography

Career
Served his apprenticeship with Paul BAILLY before joining his uncle E.A. SALZARD in Moscow.
In 1891, Hippolyte CHRETIEN SILVESTRE asked him to join as foreman his Parisian workshop.
In 1900, they became associated and found the well-known firm SILVESTRE & MAUCOTEL, this association lasted until the death of Hyppolite SILVESTRE in 1913.
After that date he took Paul DESCHAMP as associate and the firm became MAUCOTEL & DESCHAMP.

Works
Instruments signed by SILVESTRE & MAUCOTEL are generally inspired from the Italian School and particularly after the Venetian masters as Sanctus Seraphin, Montagnana or Gofriller.

Labels & brands
« SILVESTRE ET MAUCOTEL A PARIS »
« Maucotel et Deschamps Paris »

Collaborators
BLITZ Louis 1923 to 1924
ENEL Charles
MOINEL Daniel 1921

Sources
- Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers, René VANNES.
- La Lutherie Lorraine et Française, Albert JACQUOT.
(More specfic publication references are available in our Bibliography section.)





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