Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1729, the 'Lambert, Solomon'


Violin: 44303

Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius / Cremonesis / Faciebat Anno 1729"

Back: Two-piece of broad curl

Top: of fine-grained pine, broadening towards the edges

Scroll: of small curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Light golden brown

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Provenance

- August Riechers
until 1884 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1884 Miss Price
- Robert Augustus Bower
until 1922 John & Arthur Beare
in 1922 Ernest E. Winterbotham
1922 - 1972 Dorothy Mary Murray Lambert
in 1972 O. Haas
in 1972 Sold by Sotheby's
1972 - 2002 Seymour Solomon
in 2007 Sold by Christie's

Known players

Dorothy Mary Murray Lambert

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1972) Signed by Desmond Hill.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1943) With photographs attached.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1943) Signed by A. Phillips Hill.
  • Letter: John & Arthur Beare, London (1922)
  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1922)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1922)

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References

  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 2, 2007, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 29, 1972, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, June, 1943, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)

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