Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1719, the 'Haupt'

Violin: 44446

Bearing its original label, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1719 AS."

Back: Two-piece of medium broad curl descending from the joint

Top: of irregular medium to fine grain

Scroll: of fainter medium curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Light orange-brown

Length of back: 35.8 cm


in 1937 Enrico Haupt
... ...
in 1963 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1964)

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  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Mostra di Antonio Stradivari (Palazzo Borromeo - Isola Bella), Turris Editrice, Cremona (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, July 4, 1985, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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