Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1691, the 'Ginn'

Violin: 40769

Back: Two-piece

Top: of fine grain

Ribs: of small curl

Varnish: Golden red-brown

Length of back: 35.9 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1894 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1894 E. Ginn
in 1945 Francesca Ginn
- Mrs. Robb
in 1947 Sold by William Lewis & Son
from 1949 Roger N. Chittolini

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1894)

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  • 36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York (illustrated)
  • Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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