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


Violin: 40928

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 & Francais
- Alfred O. Corbin
- Mischa Mischakoff
until 1932 Emil Herrmann
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

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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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