Instrument

  • ID: 1549
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1728
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Perkin
 
Label: original, also bearing an inscription by the Spanish priest Dom. Vicenzo Ascensio
Back: One-piece
Front: of fine grain
Body Length: 35.65 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.7 cm.
Center Bout: 10.95 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.75 cm.

Photos

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  • front
  • back
  • scroll
  • front
  • back
  • side

Iconography Index

Antonio Stradivari and His Instruments, William Henley, Amati Publishing, Ltd., Sussex, 1961: Black-and-white 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

Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964: Black-and-white photos (front & back - from the Hamma archives).

Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957: Black-and-white photos (front & back - from the Hamma archives, shown twice as #346 & #358).

Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven, 1993: Black-and-white photos (front, back, scroll, f-hole & C-bout). Order

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

W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive: Black-and-white photos (Z177 - front, back, & side).


Notes

"Revarnished, much cracked. Now in the possession of R.C.M."
W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
Los Angeles Philharmonic   1965       
Hamma & Co. (Stuttgart)      1965   
...         
Dr. Hans Kühne (Lindau/Cologne)    1951     
Henry Werro (Bern, Switzerland)  1946       
Robert A. Bower (Somerset)  1907    1946   
William Henry Perkin  1876    1907  For members only 
W.E. Hill & Sons      1876   
...         

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
...       
Lyndon Johnston Taylor    2004   
...       

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

References

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

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

Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964.

Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957.

Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven, 1993. Order

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

W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive.

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

"A Collector of Violins", Dr. Hans Kühne, Violins & Violinists, August, 1951, 1951.

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