Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1708, the 'Ruby'


Violin: 40084

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.

Provenance

in 1905 Marquis de Pierisis
- Tlinsch
- Künstener
1905 - 1912 Colonel Maitre
in 1912 Sold by Caressa & Francais
in 1912 Sold by Hamma & Co.
from 1912 Glatz-Neumann
- Sold by Erich Lachmann
until 1927 Hamma & Co.
1927 - 1940 Harry Wahl
... ...
1946 - 1947 Emil Herrmann
1947 - 1965 Henry Hottinger
from 1965 Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
until 1965 Kenneth Warren & Son
- Stephen Junkunc
until 1982 Bein & Fushi, Inc
from 1982 Current owner

Known players

Dylana Jensen, Joseph Swenson, Leila Josefowicz, Philippe Quint, Vadim Repin

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann

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References

  • The Strad, April, 2001, Laurinel Owen, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi 1983 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Deutsche Grammophon - Classical Music Label since 1898
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Harry Wahl's Violins, Maija-Stiina Roine, Cozio Publishing, Boston (illustrated)
  • Henry Hottinger Collection (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Leila Josefowicz: Portrait of a Woman with Violin
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Noted violinist set to perform with Spokane Symphony - Spokesman.com - Sept. 23, 2010
  • Stradivari Society Instrument Collection
  • Stradivari Society Recipients
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Miracle Makers, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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