Instrument

  • ID: 1511
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1723
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Joachim, Wanamaker, Arbos
 
Back: Two-piece
Varnish: Brown-red
Body Length: 35.9 cm.

Iconography Index

How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

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


Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
Sam Bloomfield  1953       
Ceclilia Van Atta  1946       
William Lewis & Son (Chicago)      1946   
Ralph Hubbard Norton (Chicago)         
Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.  1929       
Rodman Wanamaker (New York)  1925    1929   
Caressa & Francais (Paris)  1924    1925   
...         
Miss R. B. Croft  1896      For members only 
W.E. Hill & Sons  1896    1896   
Joseph Joachim     1886     
Madame Weber (Aix-la-Chapelle France)         
Van Houten (Aix-la-Chapelle)         
...         

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
...       
Enrique Fernández Arbós       
...       

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

References

Antonio Stradivari and His Instruments, William Henley, Amati Publishing, Ltd., Sussex, 1961.

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

Stradivarius-Guarnerius del Gesù: Catalogue descriptif de leurs instruments (Facsimile of Gand's notes from 1870-91), Charles-Eugène Gand, Les Amis de la Musique, Spa, 1994.

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

W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990).

"Buys Rare Violins Values at $650,000", The New York Times, October 28, 1929.

"How Many Strads? - Supplemental Remarks", Ernest N. Doring, Violins & Violinists, October, 1946, 1946.