Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1734, the 'Ferdinand Hellmann'


Violin: 41568

Dated 1733. . . With the maker's inscription "d'Anni 89."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 36.0 cm

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

Provenance

- Ferdinand Hellmann
- Sold by Max Möller & Son
until 1965 H. K. Van der Mandele
until 1966 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1966 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1967) Dates the instrument to the year 1733.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1962)
  • Certificate: Max Möller & Son, Amsterdam (1940) Refers to another certificate by the Hills dated April 11, 1928.

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References

  • The Strad, November, 1981, London (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, December, 1942, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 5, 1981, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 8, 1965, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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