Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1714, the 'Leonora Jackson'


Violin: 40495

Original label: "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonesis, Faciebat Anno 1714"

Back: Two-piece of strongly marked material

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.85 cm

Provenance

in 1770 Capellmeister Venturini
- Karl II
in 1820 Oberbaurat Haussmann
... ...
in 1880 August Riechers
from 1880 Joseph Joachim
until 1904 Lyon & Healy
in 1904 N. D. Hawkins
1904 - 1919 Leonora Jackson McKim
until 1945 Emil Herrmann
from 1945 Dr. Barnet Fine
in 1965 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1965 Patch
in 1972 Alfred J. Hermanns
until 1984 Bein & Fushi, Inc
from 1984 Current owner

Known players

Leonora Jackson McKim

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1945)
  • Certificate: Lyon & Healy, Chicago, IL (1904)
  • Letter: Lyon & Healy, Chicago, IL (1904) To Mr. N. D. Hawkins.

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References

  • An Encyclopedia of the Violin (1925), Alberto Bachman, The Library Press Limited, London
  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi 1986 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi 1987 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Historic women performers: Leonora Jackson McKim, Cozio Carteggio feature, Alessandra Barabaschi, March 13, 2018
  • How Many Strads?, 1999
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Friedrich Brothers Rare Old Violins (1919), Ernest N. Doring, John Friedrich & Brothers, New York (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important French Furniture, Works of Art, Carpets, Tapestries and Fine Violins, April 29-30, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 57 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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