Instrument

  • ID: 497
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1715
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Lipinski
 
Back: Two-piece, with original wings in the lower bouts
Scroll: Rather widely cut at the throat of the scroll
Body Length: 35.9 cm.

Photos

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  • front, back & side
  • front, back & side

Iconography Index

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

Italian Violin-Makers (1952), Karel Jalovec, Orbis, Prague, 1952: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., 1932: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

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).

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


Notes

Quoting Lipinsiki: "He [Salvini] received me with great cordiality, and before I had unfolded my music he said 'Please give me your violin.' I handed it to him and was amazed to see him grasp it firmly by the neck and strike it with all his might on the edge of the table, on which it fell, smashed to atoms. But with the greatest coolness and tranquility the old gentleman then opened a violin-case which was lying on the same table, and carefully taking from it a violin, said, 'Try this instrument!.'"
"Lipinski's Violin", Count von Krockow, The Violin Times, January, 1896, 1895.
Dated 1717. . . "Repaired by Hill in 1903. . ."
Caressa & Francais Notebook (c1900 - 1936), part of the Jacques Francais Collection at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
Richard Anschuetz  1962    2007  For members only 
Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.  1961    1962   
José Martinez-Canãs (San Juan, Puerto Rico)  1949    1961   
Dr. Martinez Cañas (Havana, Florida)  1941    1949  For members only 
Roger N. Chittolini (New York)  1937    1941   
...         
Milan Lusk (New York)   1931    1932   
Alfredo Saint Malo (Panama)   1927       
Alexander P. Malozemoff  1922    1927   
Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.  1922    1922   
W.E. Hill & Sons  1922    1922   
Julius (I) Röntgen (Amsterdam)  1897    1922   
Engelbert Röntgen (Leipzig)       1897   
Richard Weichold (Dresden)  1861       
Karol Jozef Lipinski   1817    1861   
Salvini  1770    1817   
Giuseppe Tartini       1770   
...         

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
Frank Almond   2008     
Evi Liivak  1962    1996 
...       
Angel Reyes     1942   
Louis Persinger        
Julius (II) Röntgen  1897    1922 
...       
Karel Jozef Lipinski        
...       

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: Jacques Francais, New York, 1981. #2296.

Certificate: Emil Herrmann, Berlin, New York, Easton

Certificate: Wurlitzer, New York

References

An Encyclopedia of the Violin (1925), Alberto Bachman, The Library Press Limited, London, 1925.

Caressa & Francais Notebook (c1900 - 1936), part of the Jacques Francais Collection at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

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

Italian Violin-Makers (1952), Karel Jalovec, Orbis, Prague, 1952.

Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., 1932.

Stradivarius: Five Violins, One Cello and a Genius, Toby Faber, Macmillan, 2004.

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.

"Lipinski's Violin", Count von Krockow, The Violin Times, January, 1896, 1895.

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=791756

Correspondence from Cozio.com member, July, 2005.

Correspondence with Cozio member, April, 2011.

Correspondence with Jose Martinez-Canas, August, 2005.