Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1724, the 'Hausmann'

Cello: 40284

Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1724"

Back: Two-piece, with added flanks in each of the lower flanks

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 75.8 cm

Upper bouts: 34 cm

Middle bouts: 22.8 cm

Lower bouts: 43.6 cm

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


until 1839 Andrew Fountaine
1839 - 1861 Georg Hausmann
1861 - 1909 Robert Hausmann
1909 - 1927 Mrs. Hausmann
1927 - 1944 Max Adler & family
... ...
in 1977 Edmund Kurtz
- René Morel Rare Violins
- Current owner

Known players

Felix Fan, George Hausmann, Jan Vogler, Robert Hausmann

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: Alfred E. Hill, London (1928) To Max Adler.

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902
  • Antonius Stradivarius (volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Emil Herrmann Papers, 1910-1947, The Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998 (Box 90), Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • The Strad, June, 1977, London, 1977 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945 (illustrated)
  • Jan Vogler's Home Page
  • Rare Violins (Meistergeigen) 1927-28, Emil Herrmann, New York, 1928 (illustrated)
  • Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments
  • The Strad, July, 1977, London, 1977
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972 (illustrated)


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