Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1720, the 'Woolhouse'


Violin: 41489

Original label

Back: Two-piece

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Provenance

in 1821 G. Champion
until 1848 Crane
1849 - 1893 Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse
in 1893 Sold by Puttick & Simpson
1893 - 1905 Woolhouse family
from 1905 Professor Price
- Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1924 Dr. Hans Kühne
until 1925 Hamma & Co.
1925 - 1926 Harry Wahl
from 1926 Hamma & Co.
from 1927 Dr. Steiner-Schweitzer
until 1927 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
1927 - 1947 Joseph Haft
from 1947 Current owner

Known players

Felix Galimer, Wolfe Wolfinsohn

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY

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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
  • Harry Wahl's Violins, Maija-Stiina Roine, Cozio Publishing, Boston (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, November-December, 1940, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Jose Sanchez-Penzo: The Way Famous String Instruments Went
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 44
  • 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)
  • Wolfe Wolfinsohn: An Interview with Albert Mell

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