Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1737, the 'Lord Norton'


Violin: 41574

Back: One-piece

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Notes:

Illustrated in The Strad July 1987 and Oct. 1998.

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


"...considered by many experts. . . . to be even more deserving of the recognition as Stradivari's last masterpiece [ than the Le Chant du Cygne]."

A Thousand Mornings of Music, Arnold Gingrich, A Thousand Mornings of Music, New York

Provenance

until 1872 Joseph Gillott
in 1872 Sold by Christie's
from 1872 George Hart
in 1885 E. Adderley
until 1901 Charles Adderley
from 1901 Charles Fletcher
in 1908 W. A. Darbishire
from 1908 Marie Molto
from 1929 Nathan E. Posner
- Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
- Sold by Emil Herrmann
in 1931 Alfred O. Corbin
... ...
in 1937 Samuel G. Fels
until 1939 Emil Herrmann
... ...
in 1945 Daniel Karpilowsky
... ...
in 1975 Charles Libove
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in 1987 Charles Libove
1957 - 1965 Henry Hottinger
from 1965 Current owner

Known players

Iso Briselli

References

  • 36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York (illustrated)
  • A Thousand Mornings of Music, Arnold Gingrich, Crown Publishers, New York (illustrated)
  • The Strad, July, 1987, R. D. Lawrence, London (illustrated)
  • Henry Hottinger Collection (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, March-April, 1943, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Joseph Gillott, Cozio Carteggio feature, John Dilworth, Feb 2020
  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Stradivari, Stewart Pollens, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 43 (illustrated)
  • The Stradivari Memorial (1977), William Dana Orcutt, Da Capo Press, New York (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • The Violin: Its Famous Makers and their Imitators, George Hart, Dulau & Co., London (illustrated)

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