List of Stradivarius instruments
This is a list of Stradivarius instruments made by members of the house of Antonio Stradivari.
Stradivarius instruments 
This list has 237 entries.
|ex-Back||1666||Royal Academy of Music||currently displayed as part of Royal Academy of Music Museum|
|Dubois||1667||Canimex Foundation||on loan to Alexandre Da Costa|
|Aranyi||1667||Francis Aranyi (collector)||sold at Sotheby's London, 12 November 1986|
|ex-Captain Saville||1667||Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume
Captain Saville (1901–1907)
|Amatese||1668||Though listed in many reference books as one of Stradivari's earliest instruments, the modern consensus is that it is not a Stradivari; it was sold at Sotheby's New York 3 February 1982 as "an interesting violin."|
|Oistrakh||1671||David Oistrakh||Stolen from the Museum of Musical Culture in Russia in May 1996 but recovered in 2001.|
|Sellière||1672||Charles IV of Spain|
|Spanish||1678||Finnish Cultural Foundation||on loan to Elina Vähälä|
|Hellier||1679||Sir Samuel Hellier||Smithsonian Institution|
|Paganini-Desaint||1680||Nippon Music Foundation||This violin along with the Paganini-Conte Cozio di Salabue violin of 1727, the Paganini-Mendelssohn viola 1731, and Paganini-Ladenburg cello of 1736, compose a group of instruments referred to as the Paganini Quartet; The foundation owns more than a dozen Stradivari instruments.
on loan to Kikuei Ikeda of the Tokyo String Quartet.
|1680||The collection of Mr & Mrs Rin Kei Mei|
|1681||Reynier and Count de Lachenais||Presumably presented by Napoleon III to the French violinist Léon Reynier, who sold it to Count de Lachenais of Marseilles in 1881. By the intermediary of Albert Caressa, it became part of the collection of John Wanamaker in 1924, when it was acquired by the Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. in 1929. Its last known owner was Miles Franklin Yount. Reynier also owned a 1727 violin (see below).|
|Cipriani Potter||1683||Cipriani Potter|
|Cobbett; ex-Holloway||1683||on loan to Sejong brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|ex-Elphinstone||1684||owned since 2005 by Philip Greenberg, Artistic director and conductor of the Kiev Philharmonic in the Ukraine. Currently on loan (2011) to Jennifer Koh, violinist.|
|Eugenie, ex-Mackenzie||1685||anonymous||on loan to Swang Lin, associate concertmaster, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.|
|ex-Nachez||1686||Dr. Winfred and Mr. John Constable |
|Rosenheim||1686||Mr. William Rosenheim |
|Ole Bull||1687||Ole Bull (1844)
Dr. Herbert Axelrod (1985–1997)
|Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1997 by Herbert R. Axelrod. Now part of the Axelrod quartet.|
|Mercur-Avery||1687||on loan to Jonathan Carney, concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra since 2002|
|1688||The collection of Mr & Mrs Rin Kei Mei|
|Auer||1689||on loan to Vadim Gluzman brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|Arditi||1689||Dextra musica AS, Norway||on loan to Elise Båtnes, concertmaster, Oslo Philharmonic|
|Spanish I||1689||Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain||date range 1687–1689; part of a duo of violins (Spanish I and II) referred to as los Decorados, and los Palatinos; also collectively known as del Cuarteto Real (The Royal Quartet) when included with the Spanish Court viola (1696) and cello (1694).|
|Spanish II||1689||Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain||date range 1687–1689; part of a duo of violins (Spanish I and II) referred to as los Decorados, and los Palatinos; also collectively known as del Cuarteto Real (The Royal Quartet) when included with the Spanish Court viola (1696) and cello (1694).|
|Bennett||1692||Winterthur-Versicherungen||on loan to Hanna Weinmeister|
|Falmouth||1692||Luigi Alberto Bianchi||on loan to Leonidas Kavakos|
|bequeathed by Gould to the Metropolitan Museum in 1955|
|in the collection of the National Music Museum|
|Baillot-Pommerau||1694||formerly owned by Arthur Catterall, then by Alfredo Campoli|
|ex-Halíř or Strad Halir 1694||1694||Karel Halíř
Philip Greenberg, Artistic director and conductor of the Kiev Philharmonic, Ukraine.
Dr. Harold Dinkens
Robert Schumitzky, Associate Concertmaster at Opera Pacific Orchestra and first violin at Orchestra Nova San Diego and Pacific Symphony.
|Karel Halíř, premiered with this instrument the new version of Sibelius's Violin Concerto on October 19, 1905, with Richard Strauss conducting the Berlin Court Orchestra.|
|Francesca||1694||Metropolitan Museum of Art||Bequest of Annie Bolton Matthews Bryant, 1933|
|Rutson||1694||Royal Academy of Music||on loan to Clio Gould|
|Paganini||1697||Edvin Marton||Dima Bilan, together with Evgeni Plushenko, and Edvin Marton playing his Stradivarius, won the Eurovision Song Contest 2008|
|Molitor||1697||Madame Juliette Récamier, Paris (?–1804)
Count Gabriel-Jean-Joseph Molitor, Paris (1804–1849)
Molitor family (1849–1917)
J. Mazeran, Paris (1917–1923)
The Curtis Institute, Philadelphia (1929–1936)
Mr. R. A. Bower, Somerset (1937–1957)
Miss Muriel Anderson, Londonderry (1957–1989)
Elmar Oliveira (1989–1994)
|Thought to originally belong to Napoleon Bonaparte. Sold by Tarisio Auctions for $3,600,000, a new world record until the Lady Blunt was sold in June 20, 2011.|
|Cecilia C A (Capitulum Agriense)||1697||Formerly owned by Zelnik István Southeast Asian Gold Museum since 2011, now played by Katalin Kokas||Johann Ladislaus Pyrker, 1827; An unknown Protestant or Jewish religious identity, 1945; Aranymúzeum, 2011|
|Baron Knoop||1698||one of eleven Stradivari violins associated with Baron Johann Knoop|
|Joachim||1698||Royal Academy of Music||once owned by Hugo Kortschak and later by Joan Field; currently owned by Dr. David Josefowitz (Fridart Foundation, Geneva)|
|Duc de Camposelice||1699||Cho-Liang Lin|
|Lady Tennant; Lafont||1699||Charles Phillipe Lafont
Marguerite Agaranthe Tennant
|on loan to Xiang Gao brokered by the Stradivari Society; sold at Christie's auction US$2.032 million, April 2005|
|Longuet||1699||Musée de la Musique, Paris|
|Countess Polignac||1699||on loan to Gil Shaham.|
|Castelbarco||1699||Library of Congress||Presented by Gertrude Clarke Whittall|
|Kustendyke||1699||Royal Academy of Music|
|Crespi||1699||Royal Academy of Music|
|ex-Berglund||1699||Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Finnish Cultural Foundation)||Previously owned by conductor Paavo Berglund. Purchased from Berglund's estate by the Finnish Cultural Foundation in June 2012.|
|The Penny||1700||Barbara Penny|
|Dragonetti||1700||Nippon Music Foundation||formerly owned by Alfredo Campoli, now played by Veronika Eberle|
|Jupiter||1700||Giovanni Battista Viotti|
|Taft; ex-Emil Heermann||1700||Canada Council for the Arts||on loan to Nikki Chooi who was from 2009-2012 the recipient of the Council's 1729 Guarneri, now on loan to Chooi's younger brother Timothy Chooi |
|Ward||1700||U.S. Library of Congress||Presented by Gertrude Clarke Whittall|
|Dushkin||1701||on loan to Dennis Kim, concertmaster, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra|
|Irish||1702||Pohjola Bank Art Foundation, Finland||on loan to Antti Tikkanen|
|Conte de Fontana; ex-Oistrakh||1702||David Oistrakh (1953–1963)
Pro Canale Foundation
|Oistrakh's first violin; on loan to Mariana Sirbu|
|Lukens; Edler Voicu||1702||A. W. Lukens
Romania Culture Ministry
|on loan to Alexandru Tomescu through 2012|
|King Maximilian Joseph||1702|
|Antonio Stradivari||1703||Bundesrepublik Deutschland||on exhibit at Musikinstrumentenmuseum, Berlin|
|La Rouse Boughton||1703||Österreichische Nationalbank||on loan to Boris Kuschnir of the Kopelman Quartet|
|Lord Newlands||1702||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Sergey Khachatryan|
|Lady Harmsworth||1703||Paul Bartel||on loan to Kristof Barati brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|ex-Foulis||1703||on loan to Karen Gomyo|
|owned since 1991 by Rony Rogoff|
|Betts||1704||U.S. Library of Congress||Presented by Gertrude Clarke Whittall|
|Gleni||1704||Currently for sale at Peter Prier violins in Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Sleeping Beauty||1704||L-Bank Baden-Württemberg||on loan to Isabelle Faust. One of the few Stradivari violins to have retained original neck.|
|Prince Obolensky||1704||On loan to Esther Yoo|
|Baron von der Leyen||1705||Private owner||Auctioned by Tarisio on April 26, 2012 for $2.6 million.|
|ex-Marsick; ex-Oistrakh||1705||David Oistrakh||acquired in trade by Oistrakh for the 1702 Conte di Fontana|
|ex-Tadolini||1706||The collection of Mr & Mrs Rin Kei Mei|
|La Cathédrale||1707||Nigel Kennedy|
|Hammer||1707||Christian Hammer (collector)||sold at Christie's New York on 16 May 2006 for a record US$3,544,000 (€2,765,080) after five minutes of bidding|
|Le Davidoff||1708||Musée de la Musique, Paris||bequeathed to the Museum in 1887|
|Le Tua||1708||Musée de la Musique, Paris||donated to the museum in 1935|
|Burstein; Bagshawe||1708||owned by the Jacobs family, loaned to Jeff Thayer, San Diego Symphony concertmaster|
|Huggins||1708||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Ray Chen|
|Regent||1708||Royal Academy of Music||on loan to Tasmin Little|
|Ruby||1708||on loan to Chen Xi brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|Strauss||1708||on loan to Chee-Yun brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|Greffuhle||1709||Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1997 by Herbert R. Axelrod. Now part of the Axelrod quartet.|
|Hammerle; ex-Adler||1709||Österreichische Nationalbank||on loan to Werner Hink|
|Ernst||1709||Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst About 1850-1865
Wilma Neruda 1872
|on loan to Dénes Zsigmondy through 2003|
|Engleman||1709||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Lisa Batiashvili|
|King Maximilian; Unico||1709||Axel Springer Foundation||on loan to Michel Schwalbé, concert master of the Berlin Philharmonic (1966–1986); reported stolen in 1999|
|Viotti; ex-Bruce||1709||Royal Academy of Music||purchased in 2005 for GB£3.5 million|
|Marie Hall||1709||Giovanni Battista Viotti
The Chi-Mei Collection
|named after the violinist, Marie Hall|
|ex-Kempner||1709||on loan to Soovin Kim|
|La Pucelle||1709||Huguette Clark
|Camposelice||1710||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Kyoko Takezawa|
|Lord Dunn-Raven||1710||Anne-Sophie Mutter|
|ex-Roederer||1710||on loan to David Grimal.|
|ex-Vieuxtemps||1710||on loan to Samuel Magad, concertmaster 1972-2007, Chicago Symphony Orchestra|
|Davis||1710||Mr. and Mrs. William S. Davis||on loan to Michael Shih, concertmaster, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra|
|the Antonius||1711||Metropolitan Museum of Art||Bequest of Annie Bolton Matthews Bryant, 1933|
|the Lady Inchiquin||1711||previously owned by Fritz Kreisler||played by Frank Peter Zimmermann, a German banking company, WestLB AG, bought it for his use.|
|Earl of Plymouth; Kreisler||1711||Los Angeles Philharmonic||found in store room on the estate of the Earl of Plymouth along with The Messiah and Alard violins in 1925; purchased by Fritz Kreisler in 1928 and subsequently sold by him in 1946|
|Liegnitz||1711||previously owned by Szymon Goldberg|
|Le Brun||1712||Niccolò Paganini
|sold at Sotheby's auction 13 November 2001|
|Karpilowsky||1712||Harry Solloway||missing: stolen in 1953 from Solloway's residence in Los Angeles|
|Daniel||1713||on loan to Jhon Paul Reynols|
|Gibson; ex-Huberman||1713||Bronisław Huberman
|stolen twice from Huberman|
|Lady Ley||1713||Stradivarius family||now bought by Jue Yao, Chinese violinist|
|Wirt||1713||The Chi-Mei Collection|
|Dolphin; Delfino||1714||Jascha Heifetz
Nippon Music Foundation
|on loan to Akiko Suwanai|
|Le Maurien||1714||missing: stolen 2002|
|Sinsheimer; General Kyd; Perlman||1714||Itzhak Perlman
David L. Fulton
|Smith-Quersin||1714||Österreichische Nationalbank||on loan to Rainer Honeck|
|Alard-Baron Knoop||1715||Juan Luis Prieto|
|Baron Knoop; ex-Bevan||1715||David Fulton|
|Cremonese; ex-Harold; Joseph Joachim||1715||Joseph Joachim
Municipality of Cremona
|Emperor||1715||George Haddock (1876-1907)
Edgar Haddock (1907-1910)
|Sold to Jan Kubelík in 1910 for £10,000.|
|Duke of Cambridge; ex-Pierre Rode||1715||NPO "Yellow Angel"||on loan to Ryu Goto|
|Joachim||1715||Nippon Music Foundation|
|Lipinski||1715||Giuseppe Tartini||on loan to Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster, Frank Almond|
|Le Provigny||1716||Musée de la Musique, Paris||bequeathed to the Museum in 1909|
|Berthier||1716||Baron Vecsey de Vecse
|Booth||1716||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Shunsuke Sato; formerly loaned to Arabella Steinbacher; formerly loaned to Julia Fischer|
|Colossus||1716||Luigi Alberto Bianchi||missing: stolen 1998]]|
|Milstein ex Goldman||1716||Nathan Milstein||sold by Charles Beare and the Milstein Family to Jerry Kohl|
|Messiah-Salabue||1716||Ashmolean Museum Oxford||on exhibit at the Oxford Ashmolean Museum; made from the same tree as a P.G. Rogeri violin of 1710 |
|ex-Windsor-Weinstein; Fite||1716||Canada Council for the Arts||on loan to Emily Westell|
|Baron Wittgenstein||1716||The Bulgarian state||formerly owned by John Corigliano Sr. (former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic)
on loan to Mincho Minchev since 1979
|Gariel||1717||Jaime Laredo||Nicola Benedetti|
|ex-Baumgartner||1717||Festival Strings Lucerne||on loan to Daniel Dodds|
|Toenniges||1717||Strad with the Vuillaume Back The Lawrence Welk Show Dick Kesner and his Magic Stradivarius||Dick Kesner ,Paul Toenniges (Studio City, California)|
|reported stolen in 1987; recovered in 1991|
|Sasserno||1717||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Viviane Hagner|
|Viotti; ex-Rosé||1718||Giovanni Battista Viotti
|on loan to Volkhard Steude|
|shaped like a guitar; on loan to Simone Lamsma|
|Firebird; ex-Saint Exupéry||1718||Salvatore Accardo||name is taken from the colouration of the varnish and its brilliant sound.|
|Marquis de Riviere||1718||Daniel Majeske||played by Majeske while concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra from 1969–1993|
|San Lorenzo||1718||Georg Talbot||on loan to David Garrett, while his Guadagnini is repaired. Initial news reports erroneously stated it was the San Lorenzo he had smashed.|
|ex-Count Vieri||1718||The collection of Mr & Mrs Rin Kei Mei|
|Lauterbach||1719||Johann Christoph Lauterbach
Charles Philippe Lafont
|Wieniawski,Bower||1719||Benz Mercedes Zurich||loan to Klaidi Sahatci, Tonhalle Orchester Zurich Concertmaster|
|ex-Bavarian||1720||Metropolitan Museum of Art|||
teacher of Harvard
wife of Benjamin Franklin
Duques de Osuna
|von Beckerath||1720||Michael Antonello|
|Sinsheimer; Iselin||1721||reported stolen near Hanover, Germany in 2008; recovered in 2009.|
|Lady Blunt||1721||Nippon Music Foundation||named after Lady Anne Blunt, daughter of Ada Lovelace, granddaughter of Lord Byron. The Lady Blunt was last sold at London auction house Tarisio on June 20, 2011 for £9,808,000 (US$15.9 million), with proceeds going to the Nippon Foundation's Northeastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.|
|Jean-Marie Leclair||1721||Jean-Marie Leclair||on loan to Guido Rimonda|
|Red Mendelssohn||1721||Mendelssohn family
|inspiration for the 1998 film, The Red Violin|
|The Macmillan||1721||on Loan to Ray Chen through Young Concert Artists|
|Jules Falk||1723||Viktoria Mullova|
|Jupiter; ex-Goding||1722||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Daishin Kashimoto; formerly Midori Goto|
|Elman||1722||Chi Mei Museum|
|Cádiz||1722||Joseph Fuchs||on loan to Jennifer Frautschi; named after the city of Cádiz, Spain.|
|Kiesewetter; ex-Keisewetter||1723||Clement and Karen Arrison||on loan to Philippe Quint brokered by the Stradivari Society Left by Quint in taxi on 21 April 2008, and recovered the following day.|
|Earl Spencer||1723||on loan to Nicola Benedetti|
|Le Sarasate||1724||Musée de la Musique, Paris||bequeathed to the Conservatory by Pablo de Sarasate, in memory of his student days at the Conservatoire|
|Brancaccio||1725||Destroyed in an allied air raid on Berlin.||owned by Carl Flesch, until 1928 where it was sold to Franz von Mendelssohn, banker and amateur violinist.|
|Chaconne||1725||Österreichische Nationalbank||on loan to Rainer Küchel|
|Leonardo da Vinci||1725||Da Vinci family|
|Wilhelmj||1725||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Baiba Skride; one of several Stradivari violins with the sobriquet "Wilhelmj"|
|Greville; Kreisler; Adams||1726||Fritz Kreisler|
|Baron Deurbroucq||1727||Baron Deurbroucq (The Hague) (1870)
Robert Crawford (Edinburgh)
W.E. Hill & Sons (1902)
Hans Wessely (1903–1926)
David D. Walton (Boston) (1926)
Emil Herrmann (19??–1945)
Fredell Lack (1945-present)
|Barrere||1727||on loan to Janine Jansen brokered by the Stradivari Society|
|Benvenuti||1727||owned by Maurice Hasson|
|Davidoff-Morini||1727||missing: stolen in 1995|
|ex-General Dupont||1727||Arthur Grumiaux||on loan to Jennifer Koh|
|Kreutzer||1727||Maxim Vengerov||one of four Stradivari violins with the sobriquet Kreutzer (1701, 1720, 1731)|
|ex-Reynier or Le Reynier; Hart; ex-Francescatti||1727||LVMH since 1993 or 1994
|Named after Léon Reynier who won at the Concervatoire de Paris in 1847. Has been lent to Maxim Vengerov. Now on loan to Augustin Dumay.|
|Paganini-Conte Cozio di Salabue||1727||Nippon Music Foundation||This violin along with the Paganini-Desaint violin of 1680, the Paganini-Mendelssohn viola of 1731, and the Paganini-Ladenburg cello of 1736, compose a group of instruments referred to as the Paganini Quartet.
on loan to Martin Beaver of the Tokyo String Quartet
|Halphen||1727||Angelika Prokopp Private Foundation||on loan to Eckhard Seifert|
Town of Cremona
|On display in Cavalese|
|A. J. Fletcher; Red Cross Knight||1728||A. J. Fletcher Foundation||on loan to Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo String Quartet; the instrument was made by Omobono Stradivarius|
|1728||Australian Chamber Orchestra Instrument Fund||on loan to Satu Vänskä, Assistant Leader of the orchestra|
|Artot-Alard||1728||Endre Balogh||a bench copy of this instrument was produced in 1996 by Gregg Alf and Joseph Curtin, using modern materials and methods; Balogh performs on both the 1728 original and the replica.|
|Dragonetti-Milanollo||1728||Giovanni Battista Viotti
|on loan to Corey Cerovsek|
|Perkins||1728||Los Angeles Philharmonic||named after Frederick Perkins, formerly owned by Luigi Boccherini|
Los Angeles Philharmonic
|bequeathed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic by Jack Benny|
|Solomon, ex-Lambert||1729||Murray Lambert
|sold at Christie's, New York for US$2,728,000 (€2,040,000)|
|Innes||1729||on loan to Eugen Sarbu; previously loaned to Wieniawski|
|Guarneri||1729||Canada Council for the Arts||on loan to Timothy Chooi  who is the younger brother of the 2009-2012 loan recipient Nikki Chooi, in 2012 named recipient of the Council's 1700 Taft Stradivari |
|Recamier||1729||Ryuzo Ueno, Honorary Chairman, Ueno Fine Chemicals Industry, Ltd.||on loan to Sayaka Shoji|
|Baldiani||1730||Antonio Strad Violin, San Antonio TX||Currently for sale at Antonio Strad Violin, San Antonio, TX|
|Royal Spanish||1730||Anne Akiko Meyers||once owned by the King of Spain|
|Lady Jeanne||1731||Donald Kahn Foundation||on loan to Benjamin Schmid|
|Baillot||1732||Fondazione Casa di Risparmio||lent to Giuliano Carmignola for the DG recording of Vivaldi: Concertos for Two Violins|
|Duke of Alcantara||1732||an obscure Spanish nobleman described as an aide-de-camp of King Don Carlos
|Genevieve Vedder donated the instrument to the University of California at Los Angeles' (UCLA) music department in the 1960s. In 1967, the instrument was on loan to David Margetts. Whether it was left on the roof of his car or stolen is uncertain, but for 27 years the violin was considered missing until it was recovered from an amateur violinist who claimed to have found it on a freeway. A settlement was made and the Stradivarius was returned to UCLA in 1995.|
|Red Diamond||1732||Louis Von Spencer IV|
|Tom Tyler||1732||previously loaned to Joshua Bell|
|1732||Currently for sale at Peter Prier violins in Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Des Rosiers||1733||Angèle Dubeau||previously owned by Arthur Leblanc|
|Huberman; Kreisler||1733||Bronisław Huberman
|Rode||1733||currently used by Erzhan Kulibaev by courtesy of the Maggini Foundation|
|Ames||1734||missing: stolen in 1981|
|Baron Feilitzsch; Heermann||1734||Baron Feilitzsch
|Habeneck||1734||Royal Academy of Music|
|Herkules; Ysaÿe; ex-Szeryng; King David||1734||Eugène Ysaÿe
State of Israel
|Stolen from Ysaÿe during a concert in St. Petersburg in 1908; he had left it in the dressing room unattended. It reappeared at a shop in Paris in 1925. In 1972 Szeryng donated the instrument to the City of Jerusalem. According to his wish, the violin is to be played by the concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.|
|Lord Amherst of Hackney||1734||Fritz Kreisler|
|Lamoureux; ex-Zimbalist||1735||missing: stolen|
|Muntz||1736||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Yuki Manuela Janke|
|Yale Stradivari||1736||Yale University, Collection of Musical Instruments|
|Mahler||1672||Habisreutinger Foundation||The first of the Stradivarius violas; currently on loan to French violist Antoine Tamestit|
|Tuscan-Medici||1690||Cosimo III de' Medici||commissioned by Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany; currently on loan to the U.S. Library of Congress|
|Axelrod||1696||Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1997 by Herbert R. Axelrod. Now part of the Axelrod quartet.|
|Archinto||1696||Royal Academy of Music|
|Spanish Court||1696||Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain||collectively known as del Cuarteto Real (The Royal Quartet) when included with the violin duo, los Decorados (Spanish I and II, 1687-1689), and the Spanish Court cello of 1694.|
|Kux; Castelbarco||1714||Royal Academy of Music||converted from viol to viola by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume|
|The Russian||1715||Russian State Collection|
|Cassavetti||1727||U.S. Library of Congress||Presented by Gertrude Clarke Whittall|
|Paganini-Mendelssohn||1731||Nippon Music Foundation||This viola along with the Paganini-Desaint violin of 1680, the Paganini-Conte Cozio di Salabue violin of 1727, and the Paganini-Ladenburg cello of 1736, compose a group of instruments referred to as the Paganini Quartet.
on loan to Kazuhide Isomura of the Tokyo String Quartet
|Gibson||1734||Habisreutinger Foundation||Presented by David Greenless (Stradivari Quartett)|
Antonio Stradivari built between 70 and 80 cellos in his lifetime, of which 63 are extant.
|ex Vatican Stradivarius||1620*||Wendy Sutter||On loan from the New York firm of Emmanuel Gradoux-Matt. Originally built by Nicolo Amati as a viola da gamba in circa 1620*, but was transformed into the bigger, more modern sized cello by Amati's student, Antonio Stradivari.|
|ex-Du Pre; ex-Harrell||1673||Jacqueline du Pré
|General Kyd; ex-Leo Stern||1684||Los Angeles Philharmonic||The instrument was stolen in 2004 and later recovered.|
|Barjansky||1690||Julian Lloyd Webber|
|ex-Gendron; ex-Lord Speyer||1693||Edgar Speyer; Kunststiftung NRW||on loan to Maria Kliegel; previously loaned to Maurice Gendron (1958–1990)|
|Spanish Court or Decorado||1694||Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain||collectively known as Quinteto Real or Quinteto Palatino (The Royal Quintet or Palace Quintet) when included with the violin duo, los Decorados (Spanish I and II 1687-1689), Bajo Palatino cello of 1700 and the Spanish Court viola of 1696. Is the original quartet. See Juan Ruiz Casaux|
|Bajo Palatino||1700||Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain||collectively known as Quinteto Palatino or Quinteto Palatino (The Royal Quintet or Palace Quintet) when included with the violin duo, los Decorados (Spanish I and II 1687-1689), Spanish Court cello of 1694 and the Spanish Court viola of 1696.|
Canada Council for the Arts
|on loan to Arnold Choi |
|Lord Aylesford||1696||Nippon Music Foundation||on loan to Danjulo Ishizaka; previously loaned to Janos Starker (1950–1965)|
|Castelbarco||1697||Library of Congress||Presented by Gertrude Clarke Whittall|
|Stauffer; ex-Cristiani||1700||Jean Louis Duport
Elise Barbier Cristiani
|On display at Stradivarius Collection in Civic Museum of Cremona|
|Servais||1701||National Museum of American History||on loan to Anner Bylsma;|
|Paganini-Countess of Stanlein||1707||unidentified "patroness of the arts from Montreal", Quebec, Canada ||Once owned by Bernard Greenhouse. After his death sold in January 2012 for roughly $6 million to Montreal arts patron.
on loan to Stephane Tetreault
|Boccherini; Romberg||1709||used by "the father of cellists", Pablo Casals|
|Markevitch; Delphino||1709||Royal Academy of Music||on loan to Josephine Knight|
|Gore Booth; Baron Rothschild||1710||Rocco Filippini|
|Duport||1711||Mstislav Rostropovich (1974–2007)|
|Davidov||1712||Count Matvei Wielhorski (1794–1866)
Jacqueline du Pré
|on loan to Yo-Yo Ma|
|Batta||1714||J. P. Thibout
W.E. Hill & Sons
Baron Johann Knoop
|Currently displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York|
|de Vaux||1717||on loan to Adam Klocek|
|Amaryllis Fleming||1717||ex-Blair-Oliphant, ex-Hegar, ex-Kühn, ex-Küchler||Owned by the late Amaryllis Fleming, half sister to writers Ian and Peter Fleming. Neck, head and table are not original, after extensive repairs in 18th century by Spanish luthier, Jose Contreras.|
|Vaslin||1723||LVMH||on loan to Christian-Pierre La Marca|
|Baudiot||1725||Gregor Piatigorsky||Evan Drachman (grandson of Piatigorsky)|
|Chevillard||1725||Museu da Música (Lisbon)|
|Marquis de Corberon; ex-Loeb||1726||Royal Academy of Music||Was once owned by Hugo Becker. Later owned by Audrey Melville who bequeathed it to the RAM in 1960. Her friend Zara Nelsova had lifelong possession of it, until her death in 2002, as a condition of Melville's bequest. On loan to Colin Carr.|
|Comte de Saveuse||1726||Comte de Saveuse d'Abbeville, Edward Latter, Archibald Hartnell, Michael Edmonds, subsequently lent to Michael Evans.|
|De Munck; ex-Feuermann||1730||Emmanuel Feuermann
Nippon Music Foundation
|on loan to Steven Isserlis|
|Pawle||1730||Chi Mei Museum|
|Braga||1731||played by Myung-wha Chung|
|Paganini-Ladenburg||1736||Nippon Music Foundation||This cello along with the Paganini-Desaint violin of 1686, the Paganini-Conte Cozio di Salabue violin of 1727, and the Paganini-Mendelssohn viola of 1731, compose a group of instruments referred to as the Paganini Quartet.
on loan to Clive Greensmith of the Tokyo String Quartet
Two complete guitars by Stradivari exist, and a few fragments of others—including the neck of a third guitar, owned by the Conservatoire de Musique in Paris. These guitars have ten (doubled) strings, which was typical of the era.
|Hill||1688||Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University||ex-Kabayao-Dolfus Stradivarius 1724|
|Rawlins||1700||National Music Museum South Dakota|
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