Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1718, the 'Arnold Rosé, Viotti'

Violin: 41480

Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1718"

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.55 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.65 cm

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- Giovanni Battista Viotti
until 1912 Hamma & Co.
... ...
in 1930 Arnold Josef Rosé
until 1947 Emil Herrmann
1947 - 1958 Louis E. Brooks
- L. E. Cooper
in 1975 Robert Mann
... ...
in 1986 Nicholas Mann
until 1991 Jacques Francais
from 1991 Japanese Bank
in 2010 Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Known players

Alma Rosé, Anne Akiko Meyers, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Nicholas Mann, Robert Mann

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, New York, NY (2003)
  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1991) #3085.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1962)
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1949)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1914)
  • Certificate: Wurlitzer, New York, NY

Copies of many certificates and other documents are available on request. Please contact us for more information.


  • 36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York, 1975 (illustrated)
  • Advertisement for the sale of the collection of the late Louis E. Brooks (administered by Kenneth Warren & Son)
  • Antonius Stradivarius (volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945
  • Private Papers
  • Quartet of Decades
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (illustrated)
  • The last flowering of old Vienna
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972 (illustrated)


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