Instrument

  • ID: 1535
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1730c
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Vesuvius
 
Label: original: "Antonio Stradivarius, Cremonensis / faciebat Anno 1727"
Back: Two-piece
Ribs: upper right rib is a replacement
Scroll: by Nicolas Lupot
Body Length: 35.7 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.65 cm.
Center Bout: 10.8 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.6 cm.

Iconography Index

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 Classic Lines of Italian Violin Making, Carlo Vettori, Giardini Editori, Pisa, 1979: Black-and-white photos (front & back - #75).


Notes

The head, by Lupot, was originally on the ex-Davidov of 1727, but Maucotel switched the heads.
How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
Town of Cremona   2005       
Remo Lauricella   1968    2003   
...         
Antonio Brosa   1938       
Jan Hambourg (London / Toronto)  1937    1938   
...         
Maucotel & Deschamps  1930       
W.E. Hill & Sons    1929  1930   
...         

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

References

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 Classic Lines of Italian Violin Making, Carlo Vettori, Giardini Editori, Pisa, 1979.

"Strads Return to Cremona", Strings, October, 2004, 2004.