Strad did it until he was 93," he says of Antonio Stradivari
(1634-1737), considered the greatest violin maker of all time.
was born in 1644 and ran a workshop in Cremona, Italy, until his death in 1737.
Experts say it would have been difficult for Salahadyn to sell the instrument, because the remaining 600 to 650 instruments crafted by renowned Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari
are well catalogued.
The finest viola in existence - the 'Macdonald' Viola by Antonio Stradivari
(1644 - 1737) - is being sold in a sealed bid process.
The incredibly rare viola was crafted in 1719 by the legendary Antonio Stradivari
and is one of the 10 violas that have survived all these years, making it the world's most expensive instrument, the New York Post reported.
Sotheby's and Ingles & Hayday have announced that they are to offer for sale possibly the finest viola in existence - the 'Macdonald' Viola by Antonio Stradivari
(1644 - 1737) - in a sealed bid process this Spring.
The violins, violas and cellos produced by the Stradivari family from during the 17th and 18th are prized for their remarkable sound and incredible craftsmanship and a new study explores the possible techniques used by Antonio Stradivari
It is one of the roughly 600 extant instruments, 540 of them violins, made by Antonio Stradivari
There are only 600 violins crafted by Antonio Stradivari
left in the world.
In 1967 the quartet received on loan from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, a set of instruments made by Antonio Stradivari
known as the "Paganini" Strads.
(1644-1737) was an Italian luthier and a crafter of string instruments such as violins, cellos, guitars, violas, and harps.
Violin lconography of Antonio Stradivari
A Stradivarius is a stringed instrument crafted by members of the Stradivari family, namely Antonio Stradivari
, in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Quint exited a cab at New York City's Battery Park, leaving the 1723 Antonio Stradivari
He also worked alongside expert violin makers in Cremona, Italy, where famed violin maker Antonio Stradivari
plied his trade more than 300 years ago.