Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1695, the 'Salomon'


Violin: 43622

Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1695."

Back: One-piece of medium curl descending from left to right

Top: of medium even grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: almost plain

Varnish: Red-brown on a golden ground

Length of back: 36.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.1 cm

Middle bouts: 10.9 cm

Lower bouts: 20.15 cm


Notes:

"It seems that Mr H. Salomon was still in possession of this instrument in 1969 and its current owner acquired it for £68,000 at the auction organised on 22 May 1980 by Sotheby's of London" – Alessandra Barabaschi

Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Cologne

Provenance

- Sold by Hug & Co.
until 1942 Diethelm
... ...
in 1969 Herman Salomon
... ...
in 1980 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1980 Current owner

Known players

Herman Salomon

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Hug & Co., Zurich (1949)

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References

  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Correspondence with Thijs Kramer, January, 2005
  • The Strad, November, 1951, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 22, 1980, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)

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