Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1718, the 'Argiewicz'


Violin: 40506

Original label

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.7 cm

Provenance

in 1900 Sold by Ernst Kessler
... ...
1908 - 1917 Artur Argiewicz
... ...
in 1925 John Frothingham
- Current owner

Known players

Artur Argiewicz, Ottokar Cadek

References

  • The New York Times, New York, 5-17-2004 (illustrated)
  • An Encyclopedia of the Violin (1925), Alberto Bachman, The Library Press Limited, London
  • How Many Strads?, 1999
  • Friedrich Brothers Rare Old Violins - 1913 Catalog, John Friedrich & Brothers, New York
  • Sale Book, 1870-1936, The Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • 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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