Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1701, the 'Kreutzer, van Houtem'

Violin: 41961

Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis / faciebat Anno 1701."

Back: One-piece with medium curl slanting downwards from left to right

Top: of very fine grain in the center, broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown on a golden ground

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.25 cm

Lower bouts: 20.85 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Rudolphe Kreutzer
until 1938 Anton Ignaz van Houtem
... ...
in 1963 Uto Ughi
... ...
in 2003 Current owner

Known players

Uto Ughi


  • I Centenari Dei Guarneri
  • Die Kunst Des Geigenbaues (1930), Otto Möckel, Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, Leipzig (illustrated)
  • Mostra di Antonio Stradivari (Palazzo Borromeo - Isola Bella), Turris Editrice, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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