Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1730, the 'Vesuvius'

Violin: 41535

Bearing its original label, "Antonio Stradivarius, Cremonensis / faciebat Anno 1727."

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: by Nicolas Lupot

Ribs: upper right rib is a replacement

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.65 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

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The head, by Lupot, was originally on the ex-Davidov of 1727, but Maucotel switched the heads.

How Many Strads?, Doring, Bein & Fushi, Doring, Bein & Fushi, How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Chicago


in 1929 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1930 Maucotel & Deschamps
1937 - 1938 Jan Hambourg
from 1938 Antonio Brosa
1968 - 2003 Remo Lauricella
from 2005 Town of Cremona, Museo del Violino


  • 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
  • The Classic Lines of Italian Violin Making, Carlo Vettori, Giardini Editori, Pisa (illustrated)


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