Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1722, the 'Cadiz, Willmotte'


Violin: 40527

Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1722"

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 10.95 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

Dated 1693.

Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments, Charles-Eugène Gand, Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments (Facsimile of Gand's notes from 1870-91), Spa

Provenance

1820 - 1860 Bernardo Darhan
- Charles François Gand
until 1885 Charles Willemotte
from 1885 Caspar Gottlieb Meier
- August Riechers
- Mrs Betty Schwabe
until 1905 Nolde
1905 - 1918 H. Kolkmeyer
1918 - 1922 Wilhelm Hermann Hammig
1922 - 1948 Rudolph Polk
1948 - 1997 Current owner

Known players

Jennifer Frautschi, Joseph Fuchs, Rudolph Polk

Certificates & Documents

  • Bill of sale: Rudolph Polk, Los Angeles, CA (1948) To Joseph Fuchs.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1924)
  • Letter: Alfred E. Hill, London (1924) To Rudolph Polk.

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References

  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-VIII), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 1988, London (illustrated)
  • Elective Affinities: Tributes to Antonio Stradivari by well-known players & experts
  • How Many Strads? - Supplemental Remarks
  • Stradivari, Stewart Pollens, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (illustrated)
  • Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments (Facsimile of Gand's notes from 1870-91), Charles-Eugène Gand, Les Amis de la Musique, Spa
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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