Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1702, the 'Conte de Fontana, Peterlongo, Oistrakh'

Violin: 40706

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Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis / Faciebat anno 1703"

Back: One-piece of faint narrow curl

Top: one-piece of fine to very fine grain on the treble side, wider on the bass side

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of more prominent curl

Length of back: 35.45 cm

Upper bouts: 16.75 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.65 cm


Although dated 1702, the instrument resembles those made in 1690.

Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari, Charles Beare, Arnoldo Mondadori S.p.A., Milan, 1987

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Fondazione Pro Canale - Milano, Paolo Peterlongo, David Oistrakh, Etienne Vatelot, Camillo Foltzer, Comtesse Fontana, Count de Fontana, Leandro Bisiach, Paolo Ferrari

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David Oistrakh, Mariana Sirbu, Massimo Quarta

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