Instrument

  • ID: 1480
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1718
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Arnold Rosé, Viotti
 
Label: original: "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1718"
Back: Two-piece
Body Length: 35.55 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.6 cm.
Center Bout: 10.8 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.65 cm.

Photos

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  • front, back & f-hole
  • scroll & side
  • front & back

Iconography Index

36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York, 1975: Color photos (front & back).

Antonius Stradivarius (volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne & Jan Röhrmann (editors), photos by Jan Röhrmann, instrument descriptions by Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010: Color photos (front, back, side, scroll & detail of C-bout & f-hole). Order

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Black-and-white photos (front, back, side, scroll & f-hole - initialed by Emil Herrmann and dated November 2, 1947).

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972: Black-and-white photos (front, back, side, scroll, f-hole & inside).


Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
Oesterreichische Nationalbank     2010     
...         
Japanese Bank  1991      For members only 
Jacques Francais      1991   
Nicholas Mann     1986     
Robert Mann     1975     
...         
L. E. Cooper         
Louis E. Brooks (Marshall, Illinois)  1947    1958   
Emil Herrmann      1947   
...         
Arnold Josef Rosé (Vienna)   1912  1930     
Hamma & Co. (Stuttgart)      1912   
...         
Giovanni Battista Viotti          
...         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician

Players

Name Played From Played In Played To
...       
Anne Akiko Meyers   1991     
...       
Nicholas Mann     1986   
Robert Mann     1975   
...       
Alma Rosé    1930   
...       
Giovanni Battista Viotti        
...       

Current player Current player
Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments. Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments

Certificates

Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London, March 3, 1962

Certificate: Emil Herrmann, Berlin, New York, Easton, March 18, 1949

Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, January 28, 1991. #3085.

Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Bremen, Zurich, New York, Vienna, August 26, 2003

Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart, August 17, 1914

Certificate: Wurlitzer, New York

References

36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York, 1975.

Antonius Stradivarius (volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne & Jan Röhrmann (editors), photos by Jan Röhrmann, instrument descriptions by Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010. Order

How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945.

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972.

"Advertisement for the sale of the collection of the late Louis E. Brooks (administered by Kenneth Warren & Son)", The Strad, February, 1959, 1959.

"Quartet of Decades", Barbara L. Sand, The Strad, October, 1986, 1986.

"The last flowering of old Vienna", Tully Potter, The Strad, March, 1994, 1994.

Private Papers.