Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1705, the 'Joest'


Violin: 41333

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece of striking broad-flamed maple

Varnish: Reddish-orange

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 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.


Notes:

Bears the family crest of the Joest family carved upon the lower surface of the back.

How Many Strads?, Doring, Bein & Fushi, Doring, Bein & Fushi, How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Chicago

Provenance

- Joest family
- Cologne Conservatorium
- Held
in 1924 Sold by Emil Herrmann, New York
1924 - 1927 Richard Burgin
in 1927 Sold by Emil Herrmann, New York
... ...
in 1945 Current owner

Known players

Gilbert Ross

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY

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References

  • Die Kunst des Geigenbaues (1997), Otto Möckel, Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, Berlin, 1997 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Rare Violins in the Possession of Emil Herrmann: 1926-7, Emil Herrmann, Berlin (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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