Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1665-70, the 'Back'
Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis, faciebat anno 1669."
Read Carlo Chiesa and Jason Price's Carteggio feature on this violin.
Length of back: 35.2 cm
Upper bouts: 15.85 cm
Middle bouts: 10.1 cm
Lower bouts: 19.45 cm
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|-||Cecil Marsland Gann|
|-||P. H. Doe|
|in 1957||M. Back|
|until 1958||Chardon & Fils|
|from 1958||Jean Michel|
|in 2000||Sold by Sotheby's|
|from 2000||Dr David Josefowitz|
|in 2023||Sold by Tarisio|
|from 2023||Current owner|
Certificates & Documents
- Certificate: Tarisio, London (2023)
- Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (2023)
- Certificate: Chardon & Fils, Paris (1961)
- Certificate: Chardon & Fils, Paris (1958)
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- Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. XVIII, No. 2, Henri Grissino-Mayer, Paul Sheppard & Malcolm Cleaveland, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY
- I Capolavori Cremonesi della Royal Academy of Music, Consorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari, Cremona (illustrated)
- Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making, David Rattray, Outline Press, London (illustrated)
- Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 14, 2000, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
- Stradivari Varnish: Scientific Analysis of his Finishing Technique on Selected Instruments, Brigitte Brandmair & Stefan-Peter Greiner (illustrated)
- The Strad 2001 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)
- The Strad, May, 1957, London