Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Milan, 1755, the 'Stoessel, Red Diamond'


Violin: 42449

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece

Varnish: Red

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.5 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

Provenance

until 1937 Albert Caressa
1937 - 1941 Emil Herrmann, New York
from 1941 Albert Stoessel
until 1958 Jacques Français
from 1958 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1958) #601.
  • Certificate: Caressa & Français, Paris
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY

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References

  • Antonio Stradivari and His Instruments, William Henley, Amati Publishing, Ltd., Sussex, 1961 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)

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