Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1726, the 'Comte de Saveuse'

Cello: 41609

Showing the hand of Carlo Bergonzi.

Back: Two-piece, slab-cut

Length of back: 72.5 cm

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Sold by W. E. Hill & Son in 1941 as the work of Omobono Stradivari, 1726.

W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive, W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive


in 1878 de Saveuse
... ...
1888 - 1936 Edward Latter
1936 - 1941 W. E. Hill & Sons
1941 - 1959 Archibald P. Hartnell
from 1962 Phyllis Kraeuter
1968 - 1980 Michael Edmonds
from 1980 Current owner

Known players

Michael Evans, Robert Max


  • Correspondence with Robert Max, March, 2011
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago
  • Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990)


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