Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1737, the 'Comte d'Armaille'


Violin: 41575

Back: Two-piece

Varnish: Rich brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Lower bouts: 21.6 cm

Provenance

- Count D'Armaille
- Sold by Albert Caressa
- Dr Eugenio Sturchio
- Sold by Albert Caressa
- Carlos Sedanos
from 1989 Young Joon Kim
- Current owner

Known players

Sidney Harth

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1989) #2929.
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1970)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1924)

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References

  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Multi-purpose man on the run
  • Wurlitzer Collection of Rare Violins, Violas & Bows, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 8, 1975, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • 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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