Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1716, the 'de Duranty'

Violin: 43083

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown, applied later, probably by one of the Gagliano family

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


M. de Testard de Bois de Laveau
de Duranty
until 1920 W. E. Hill & Sons
... ...
from 1920 and in 1963 Otto Senn
... ...
from 2002 and in 2004 Current owner

Known players

Mariko Senju

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1921)

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  • 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)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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