Domenico Montagnana, Venice, c. 1740, the 'Baron Steinheil'

Violin: 42866

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.9 cm

Upper bouts: 16.9 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.9 cm

There are 7 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


The date is listed as 1749 in the Hottinger Collection.

Henry Hottinger Collection


until 1910 Baron Steinheil
1910 - 1926 Dr. Steiner-Schweitzer
in 1926 Sold by Emil Herrmann, New York
1926 - 1940 Harry Wahl
... ...
from 1947 Henry Hottinger
until 1958 Louis E. Brooks
... ...
from 1965 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY ". . .feinste existierende. . ."

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1947, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Harry Wahl's Violins, Maija-Stiina Roine, Cozio Publishing, Boston (illustrated)
  • Henry Hottinger Collection (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • Private Archives - 10842
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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