Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1734, the 'Nadaud, Kuhlenkampff'


Violin: 40725

Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis faciebat 1734."

Back: Two-piece of horizontal medium curl

Top: of medium grain at the center opening out towards the flanks

Ribs: of fainter broad curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.35 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm


Notes:

". . . the back retouched by Thibout."

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

in 1870 M. de Flonreret
- M. de Seuil
1895 - 1903 Edouard Nadaud
until 1903 Silvestre & Maucotel
from 1903 Abel Bonjour
- Sold by Hamma & Co.
from 1909 Willy Burmester
- Georges Kuhlenkampff
in 1987 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Association des Maitre Luthiers Suisse (1960)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1953)

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References

  • Alte Geigen (Hamma, 1939), Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Alte Meistergeigen: Band III und IV, Die Cremoneser Schule / Antonius Stradivarius, Verband Schweizerischer Geigenbaumeister, Verlag Edwin Bochinsky, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • Berühmte Geigen und ihre Schicksale, P. J. Tonger, Cologne (illustrated)
  • Die Geigen und Lautenmacher vom Mitteralter bis zur Gegenwart, Willibald Leo von Lütgendorff, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • Geschichte der Violine, Fritz Meyer, Bosworth & Co (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957 (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 30, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (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
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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