Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1718, the 'Marquis de Riviere'


Violin: 40928

Label dated 1709.

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

Listed in Goodkind as 1709.

The Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Larchmont, NY

Provenance

1850 - 1867 Marquis de Riviere
1867 - 1869 Gand & Bernardel, Freres
from 1869 Library Bourgelat at Provence
- Sold by Caressa & Français
- Alfred O. Corbin
- Mischa Mischakoff
until 1932 Emil Herrmann, New York
from 1936 Mrs. Marie-Louise Bok
- Curtis Institute in Philadelphia
1934 - 1947 Efrem Zimbalist
1947 - 1964 Leon Zawisza
1964 - 1993 Current owner

Known players

Daniel Majeske, Jaffe, Leon Zawisza, Stephen Majeske

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Albert Caressa, Paris (1935)
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)

References

  • How Many Strads?
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • World of Strings, Spring, 1964, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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