Of the estimated 1,100 instruments produced by Antonio Stradivari
, only 650 instruments are known to exist; most of them are violins.
In addition to instruments, the exhibition will feature a selection of tools and designs from the workshop of Antonio Stradivari
Strad did it until he was 93," he says of Antonio Stradivari
(1634-1737), considered the greatest violin maker of all time.
1737: Antonio Stradivari
, violinmaker, died in his nineties at Cremona, Italy.
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.
His tutor was Massenni Galani, whose ancestors worked in Cremona when men like the great Antonio Stradivari
were turning out their best works.
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
The first major UK show devoted to the instruments of Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari
, the finely crafted violins and cellos on display date mainly from his golden period of 1700-20 (see Collectors' Focus, pp.
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
(c1644-1737) set a standard for the design of violins and cellos which has never been superseded.