Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1711, the 'Vogelweith'


Violin: 40728

Original label: "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1711 AS"

Back: One-piece of medium curl descending from left to right

Top: of fine grain in the center, opening out slightly towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.35 cm

Upper bouts: 16.65 cm

Middle bouts: 10.6 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

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Notes:

Sold by Sotheby's in 1987 without any certificates, and then again in 1995 with the three certificates shown.

Sotheby's Stringed Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's Stringed Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1987, London, London

Provenance

- Pierre Vogelweith
in 1987 Sold by Sotheby's
in 1989 Frank Goltermann
... ...
in 1995 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1989)
  • Certificate: Marcel Vatelot (1943)
  • Certificate: Roger & Max Millant, Paris (1943)

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References

  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Bedeutende Streichinstrumente Italienischer und Französischer Meister, November 24, 1997, Luzern, Luzern (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964
  • Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957 (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • The Strad, January, 1988, Robert Lewin, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 21, 1995, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Stringed Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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