Instrument

  • ID: 751
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1686
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Rosenheim
 
Label: "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1686"
Back: One-piece of medium to narrow curl descending from left to right
Ribs: of curl similar to back
Scroll: of narrow curl
Front: of medium grain
Varnish: Golden-brown
Body Length: 35.7 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.8 cm.
Center Bout: 11.4 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.8 cm.
Hill Number: 6683
Wurlitzer Number: P606

Photos

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  • front & back
  • scroll

Iconography Index

Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22, 1984, Sotheby's: Black-and-white photo (scroll).

Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22, 1984, Sotheby's: Color photos (front & back).

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).

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


Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
Sylvia Cleaver  1967       
J. & A. Beare      1967   
Milton Bornstein (New York)  1940       
...         
Eisenstein         
...         
Paul Kochánsky          
...         
Willy Rosenheim    1902     
H. Rosenheim (London)  1898      For members only 
W.E. Hill & Sons      1898   
...         

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

Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Sotheby's, London  Nov-22-1984      For members only 

Including buyer's premium
Current record for maker and instrument type
Record at time of sale for maker and instrument type

Certificates

Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Bremen, Zurich, New York, Vienna, October 6, 2005. X-748.

Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer, Inc., New York, November 28, 1967

Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London, November 15, 1898

Letter: J. & A. Beare, London, November 13, 1967

Certificate: J. & A. Beare, London, December 15, 1967

References

Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902.

Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22, 1984, Sotheby's.

Stradivarius, Sa vie, ses instuments, Henri Pigaillem, Zurfluh, Bourg-la-Reine, 2000.

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.

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

Private Papers.