Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1692, the 'Czar of Russia, Albrecht, Avery Fisher'


Violin: 41601

Original label: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis / Faciebat Anno 1692"

Back: Two-piece of medium curl

Top: of medium grain, narrowing on the treble side

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

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Provenance

- Eugene Maria Albrecht
- Count Matvey Vielgorsky
in 1896 Sold by George Hart
until 1906 W. E. Hill & Sons
1906 - 1940 Dorothy Fleetwood-Hesketh
1940 - 1975 Joan Fleetwood-Hesketh
in 1976 Sold by Christie's
from 1976 Avery Fisher
from 1991 Juilliard School of Music

Known players

Dorothy Fleetwood-Hesketh, Eugene Maria [Yevgeny Karlovich] Albrecht

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1906)

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References

  • A Living Legacy: Historic Stringed Instruments at the Juilliard School, Lisa Robinson, Amadeus Press, New Jersey, 2006 (illustrated)
  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 4, 1976, London, Christie's, Christie's, 1976 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • The Strad, May, 1976, Robert Lewin, London, 1976 (illustrated)
  • Sale Book, 1870-1936, The Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

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