Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1700, the 'Jupiter'

Violin: 41306

Bearing its original label, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonesis Faciebat Anno 17--."

Back: One-piece, slab-cut

Ribs: of medium curl cut on the quarter

Varnish: Reddish-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 10.9 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

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


Giovanni Battista Viotti
Jacques Pierre Joseph Rode
Vicomte de Maupas
1840-1849 Vincent Wallace
1849-1854 George E. Hillow
from 1854 Désirée Frèry
until 1860 Gand & Bernardel, Freres
until 1863 George Corsby
in 1863 Sold by Puttick & Simpson
... ...
in 1891 and until 1892 Paul Nothomb
1892-1895 Hugo Heerman
from 1895 Montgomery Sears
in 1940 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1940 Lieutenant Montgomery S. Bradley
from 1940 and in 1961 Harrison Keller
... ...
in 2010 Anonymous
... ...
in 2019 Anonymous
from 2019 Current owner

Known players

Charles Martin Loeffler, Franz Kneisel, Harrison Keller

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1940) States that the scroll is by Stradivari.
  • Letter: Joseph Joachim
  • Letter: Dwight J. Partello, Washington, DC

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 and His Instruments, 1961
  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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