Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1711, the 'Healy, Grand'


Violin: 40487

Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis / Faciebat Anno 1711"

Back: One-piece of broad curl ascending from left to right

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of medium grain

Ribs: of narrower curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

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Provenance

until 1882 George Hart
1882 - 1893 Royal De Forest Hawley
1893 - 1896 Laura W. Hawley
1896 - 1902 Ralph M. Granger
in 1903 Sold by Lyon & Healy
in 1904 Archibald Mitchell
... ...
from 1915 John McCormack
in 1969 Sold by Helmuth A. Keller
in 1925 George F. Pettinos
... ...
in 1980 Sold by Sotheby Parke Bernet
in 1980 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1972)
  • Certificate: Lyon & Healy, Chicago, IL (1918)

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References

  • An Encyclopedia of the Violin (1925), Alberto Bachman, The Library Press Limited, London
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins (1909), Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 27, 1980, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)
  • The Hawley Collection of Violins, Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • The Violin: Its Famous Makers and their Imitators, George Hart, Dulau & Co., London (illustrated)

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