Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1698, the 'St. Senoch, Murray'


Cello: 41456

Back: Two-piece

Varnish: Light red

Length of back: 73.2 cm

Upper bouts: 34.05 cm

Middle bouts: 22.9 cm

Lower bouts: 43.1 cm

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Notes:

The Hills list the date of this instrument as 1696.

Antonio Stradivarius: His Life & Work, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), London


This instrument has been reduced in size.

L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Cremona


Dated 1696.

Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments, Charles-Eugène Gand, Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments (Facsimile of Gand's notes from 1870-91), Spa

Provenance

from 1860 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume
- Charles Willemotte
- Niklaus Ferder Kittel
in 1876 Sold by David Laurie
from 1877 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1885 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1885 Sold by David Laurie
1885 - 1886 Marquis de St. Senoch
in 1886 Sold by Hôtel Drouot
from 1886 Damien
in 1890 Captain H. S. Murray
... ...
1928 - 1930 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
until 1930 Hamma & Co.
... ...
in 1937 Fritz Reuther
- Sold by Étienne Vatelot
until 1981 John & Arthur Beare
from 1981 Heinrich Schiff
until 1995 Michael Flaxman
1995 - 1997 Claude Lebet and Pascal Nicod
from 1997 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1983)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1930)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH (1930)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1928)
  • Certificate: Hart & Son, London (1910)

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References

  • Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902
  • 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 (illustrated)
  • I violoncelli di Antonio Stradivari, Bruce Carlson, Conzorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • L'Age d'Or du Violon, Spa, Les Amis de la Musique (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments (Facsimile of Gand's notes from 1870-91), Charles-Eugène Gand, Les Amis de la Musique, Spa
  • The Strad, December, 2003, Carlo Chiesa, Newsquest Specialist Media, London
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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