Instrument

  • ID: 928
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1718c
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Marquis de Riviere
 
Label: dated 1709
Back: One-piece
Body Length: 35.3 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.8 cm.
Center Bout: 11.1 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.6 cm.

Photos

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  • front, back & side

Iconography Index

"Some interesting violins in our collection", World of Strings, Spring, 1964, 1964: Black-and-white 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).

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


Notes

Listed in Goodkind as 1709.
Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
Daniel Majeske  1964    1993   
Leon Zawisza   1947    1964   
Efrem Zimbalist   1934    1947   
...         
Curtis Institute in Philadelphia         
Mrs. Marie-Louise Bok (Philadelphia)  1936      For members only 
Emil Herrmann      1932   
Mischa Mischakoff          
Alfred O. Corbin (New York)         
Caressa & Francais (Paris)         
Library Bourgelat at Provence  1869       
Gand & Bernardel, Freres (Paris)  1867    1869   
Marquis de Riviere  1850    1867   
...         

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
...       
Stephen Majeske  1993    2001 
Daniel Majeske  1964    1993 
Leon Zawisza   1947     
...       
Jaffe    1937   
...       

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: Albert Caressa, Paris, April 23, 1935

Certificate: Emil Herrmann, Berlin, New York, Easton

References

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

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

The Stradivari Memorial (1977), William Dana Orcutt, Da Capo Press, New York, 1977.

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

"How Many Strads?", Ernest N. Doring, Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1948, 1948.

"In Memoriam: Max Aronoff", Orlando Cole, VSA Proceedings, Vol. VI, No. 3, 1983, 1983.

"Some interesting violins in our collection", World of Strings, Spring, 1964, 1964.

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