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Maker: Antonio Stradivari

City: Cremona, Country: Italy | Dates: b.c.1644, d.1737

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - John Dilworth

STRADIVARI, Antonio Born circa. 1644, died 1737 Cremona Italy. The greatest of all violin makers. His origins, despite much earnest research, remain unclear. His first appearance in the Cremonese archives concerns his marriage to Francesca Ferraboschi in 1667 when he was living in the parish of S. Cecilia. He settled with his wife in the parish of S. Agata. In...

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - Karel Jalovec

Cremona. Born 1644, died Dec 18, 1737. He was the son of Alessandro Stradivari (b. Jan. 15, 1602) and Anna, b. Moroni. The name of his forefathers was originally Stradiverti or Stradiverdi. They were a patrician family which had resided in Cremona for a long time (as early as 1127 a Stradiverdi is being mentioned as a "senator patriae" )....

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - Henri Poidras

The celebrated and greatest master of violin making. Pupil of Niccolo Amati whom he copied for a few years. (There exist violins signed by or attri buted to Amati which were made by Stradivarius). The instruments of this first period are the Amati-ised, Amati-like, also known as Amati-Strads. [We have an example which was] one of the finest specimens of...

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - George Hart

The instrument on which he played Was in Cremona's workshops made, By a great master of the past, Ere yet was lost the art divine ; Fashioned of maple and of pine, That in Tyrolian forests vast Had rocked and wrestled with the blast; Exquisite was it in design, A marvel of the lutist's art, Perfect in each minutest part;...

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - Cecie Stainer

Son of Alessandro Stradivari and Anna Moroni. There is no definite record of his birth, but in a violin with a genuine label as follows . " Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis faciebat anno 1732 " was added in Stradivari's handwriting below " de anni 89 " ; this was at first wrongly read as " de anni 82 " Other dated...

Biography of Antonio Stradivari - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Schüler von Nicolas Amati. Der Meister aller Meister der Geigenmacherei, ein genialer Künstler, der nicht mehr erreicht und noch weniger übertroffen werden konnte. Obwohl er schon zu Lebzeiten in hohem Ansehen stand, sind doch nur spärliche Nachrichten über sein Leben auf uns gekommen; die wenigen zuverlässigen Angaben verdankt man hauptsächlich den Forschungen Paolo Lombardini's, Sacchi's und Mandelli's, der seine Forschungen...

Date Description Price
2011

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.7 cm Cremona, 1721 The 'Lady Blunt', with Provenance & Lit.

£9,808,000
2010

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.5 cm Cremona, 1697 'The Molitor'

£2,253,181
2008

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.3 cm Cremona, 1700 c. "The Penny", with Provenance

£638,192
2008

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.7 cm Known as "The Baldiani" with Lit. & Provanence [Ascribed to]

£198,685
2007

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.7 cm Cremona, 1729 'The Solomon, ex-Lambert'

£1,378,753
2006

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.7 cm Cremona, 1720 c.

£771,794
2006

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
35.5 cm Cremona, 1705 "The Hammer"

£1,883,204
2005

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1700-10 c. 'Sammons' Omobono, Provenance & Lit.

£211,308
2005

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
Cremona, 1699 'Lady Tennant' with Provenance & Lit.

£1,061,041
2003

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1716

£767,200
2003

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1687

£607,680
2002

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1726

£608,750
2002

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1679 [Attributed to]

£254,500
2001

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1712

£720,000
2001

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1680 (scroll replaced)

£278,500
2001

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1682

£388,500
2000

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1700 'Taft'

£861,039
1998

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1698 'Joachim'

£529,500
1998

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1727 'Kreutzer'

£947,500
1997

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1728

£128,000
1995

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1728 'Stuart'

£139,000
1995

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1667 'Jenkins'

£375,500
1995

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1711 'Vogelweith'

£386,500
1994

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1696 'Steinthal'

£309,500
1993

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1686

£363,000
1992

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1712 'Schreiber'

£352,000
1990

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1720 'Mendelsohn'

£902,000
1989

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1697 'Molitor'

£209,000
1989

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1710 'Fuchs'

£156,200
1988

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1729 'Innes'

£214,500
1988

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1700 c. (composite)

£38,500
1988

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1709 'Hall'

£444,333
1987

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1711 'Vogelweith'

£165,000
1987

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1692 'Falmouth'

£192,500
1987

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1734 'Kulenkampf'

£396,000
1987

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1690 'Stephens'

£154,000
1987

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1716 'Colossus'

£440,000
1986

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1717 'Piatti'

£170,500
1985

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1723 c. ' Falk'

£286,000
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1707 'Cathedrale'

£396,000
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1686 'Rosenheim'

£165,000
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1729-30 'Wechsberg'

£167,400
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1720 (composite)

£29,160
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1690 'Auer'

£246,400
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1712 'Hrimaly'

£122,222
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1684 ['Hill' history]

£91,800
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1683 'Bucher'

£101,200
1984

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1702 'Lyall'

£102,667
1983

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1724 'Rawark'

£110,000
1983

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1730 'Mackenzie'

£178,571
1983

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1668 [no History]

£58,300
1983

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
26.7 cm 1720

£16,500
1982

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1692 'Falmouth'

£102,600
1982

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1664 [Labeled]

£14,865
1980

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1695 Long Model

£68,200
1980

A Violin by Antonio Stradivari
1735 'Elman'

£97,778
Date Description Price
1999

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1692

£551,500
1994

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
(Back, ribs, scroll by "John Lott")

£297,756
1992

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1690 c. 'Bonjour'

£605,000
1988

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1698 c. 'Cholmndely'

£682,000
1986

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1695 'Bonnett'

£99,000
1984

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1690 c. 'Bonjour'

£275,000
1983

A Cello by Antonio Stradivari
1684 ' Barjansky'

£192,500

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