Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1725, the 'Lubbock'

Violin: 41520

Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat anno 17..."


Back: One-piece, cut on the slab.

Top: also by Stradivari but made later c. 1730.

Varnish: Orange

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Jean Jacques Grasset
until 1844 Charles François Gand
1844 - 1892 Meugy
1892 - 1893 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1893 Neville Lubbock
- Miss Lubbock
from 1917 Destreicher
until 1925 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1925 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1925 Mrs Caroline Powers Thomas
from 2014 Current owner

Known players

Caroline Powers Thomas


  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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