Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1732, the 'Stuart, Honigberg'


Cello: 41562

Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1732"

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: Later, probably by Pierre Silvestre

Length of back: 74.15 cm

Upper bouts: 34 cm

Middle bouts: 23.4 cm

Lower bouts: 42.25 cm

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Notes:

Sacconi attributes this instrument to Francesco and Omobono.

The 'Secrets' of Stradivari, Simone F. Sacconi, The 'Secrets' of Stradivari, Cremona

Provenance

in 1807 Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm of Germany
until 1926 W. E. Hill & Sons
1926 - 1931 Alexander J. Stuart
from 1931 Walter Lagemann
until 1943 Emil Herrmann
from 1943 Charlotte V. Bergen
in 1974 Carlos Prieto
until 1979 Jacques Francais
1979 - c. 2015 Steven Honigberg
from c. 2015 Current owner

Known players

Steven Honigberg

References

  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-VI), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • Violins & Violinists, October, 1942, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • The 'Secrets' of Stradivari, Simone F. Sacconi, Eric Blot Edizioni, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Cellos of Stradivari, Library of Congress presentation, December 18, 2001
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 43 (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)

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