Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1697, the 'Prince Uchtomsky, Russian Strad'

Violin: 41263

Bearing its original label, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis / Faciebat Anno 1697."

Back: Two-piece of small almost horizontal curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.1 cm

Middle bouts: 10.5 cm

Lower bouts: 20.1 cm


D. Gareinoff
Prince Uchtomsky
from 1897 Franz Rampftler
until 1918 Caressa & Français
from 1918 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
Dr. Eugenio Sturchio
from 1923 John Taylor Roberts
until 1928 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
1928-1976 Pierre F. Goodrich
in 1976 Sold by Sotheby Parke Bernet
in 1976 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1928)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1922)
  • Certificate: Ernest Geisser, St. Petersburg (1897)

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.)


  • Antonio Stradivari in Japan, Shinichi Yokoyama, Gakken, Tokyo (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, August, 1938, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers (1918 edition), Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York (illustrated)
  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 29, 1976, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • We Love Stradivari, NHK (illustrated)


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