Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1719, the 'Monasterio'


Violin: 41486

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

States that the label is original and dated 1708.

Sale Book, 1870-1936, The Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Caressa & Francais Notebook (c1900 - 1936), part of the Jacques Francais Collection at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC


Emil Herrmann notes: "Erstklassig."

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Washington, DC

Provenance

- Grand Duke of San Lorenzo (third), Lorenzo Fernández de Villavicencio Cañas y Portocarrero
- Jesus de Monasterio
- Sold by Caressa & Francais
1911 - 1912 Hamma & Co.
from 1913 George Hart
- David D. Walton
in 1945 Sold by Emil Herrmann
... ...
from 1951 Alexander Mackay Smith
in 1962 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1962 Cyril W. Jacklin
in 1963 Current owner

Known players

Ruggiero Ricci

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Hart & Son, London

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References

  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Mostra di Antonio Stradivari (Palazzo Borromeo - Isola Bella), Turris Editrice, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Antonio Stradivari, Violoncello, Cremona 1696, Ex-Prince Gursky, Amati, New York (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • Caressa & Francais Notebook (c1900 - 1936), part of the Jacques Francais Collection at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
  • The Strad, December, 2003, Carlo Chiesa, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • Vn&Gtr1

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