Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1723, the 'Edler, McCormack, Healy'

Violin: 41514

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece of handsome curly oppio maple

Varnish: Orange-red

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 10.85 cm

Lower bouts: 20.65 cm


Charles F. Edler
Sold by John & Arthur Beare
until 1893 Royal De Forest Hawley
Sold by Lyon & Healy
until 1915 John McCormack
1915-1926 Dr. L. H. Cornell
until 1927 Philip Rubin
1927-1937 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1937 and in 1941 Stefan Sopkin
Sold by John & Arthur Beare

Known players

Henry Sopkin

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1928)

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  • 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
  • Violins & Violinists, Summer, 1941, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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