Metropolitan Museum of Art                         Violin, 1693
Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian, 1644–1737)
Cremona, Italy                                                                This violin made by Antonio Stradivari is the only one in existence that has been restored to its original Baroque form. Before modification to produce a louder, more brilliant tone and to extend the left-hand technique to higher positions, Baroque violins had gut strings, a short fingerboard, and a…

Metropolitan Museum of Art Violin, 1693 Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian, Cremona, Italy only one in existence that has been restored to its original Baroque form.

Metropolitan Museum of Art                         Violin, 1669 made by Nicolò Amati (Italian, 1596–1684)
Cremona, Italy
Spruce, maple, other woods
L. of body 13 13/16 in. (35 cm) (belly), L. of upper bouts 6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm), L. of middle bouts 4 3/8 in. (11 cm), L. of lower bouts 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm)
Gift of Evelyn Stark, 1974 (1974.229)

Violin 1669 made by Nicolò Amati (Italian, Cremona, Italy Spruce, maple, other woods

This violin, The Harrison, is a Stradivari violin, made before 1700. It not only looks beautiful but sounds marvelous.  This is one of the highest prized musical instruments. And yes, it's art.

This violin, The Harrison, is a Stradivari violin, made before It not only looks beautiful but sounds marvelous. This is one of the highest prized musical instruments.

Montegrappa Tributo ad Antonio Stradivari ~ Antonio Stradivari (better know as Stradivarius), the world's greatest volin maker, was born in 1644 in Cremona, Italy. Throughout his life he created more than 1100 musical instruments which are now prized by collectors all over the world.

Montegrappa Tributo ad Antonio Stradivari ~ Antonio Stradivari (better know as…

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"The Gould" Violin Maker: Antonio Stradivari (Italian, Cremona Cremona) Date: 1693 Geography: Cremona, Italy Culture: Italian (Cremona) Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony Dimensions: W. 59 cm x 23 in.

Antonio Stradivari ♦ Italian famous violin-maker.

Stradivari Antonio apprentice of Amati. His stringed instruments are considered the finest ever made.

Catawiki online auction house: Luthier-crafted violin, Augusta Di Leonardo Violinmaker, Antonio Stradivari Copy

Luthier-crafted violin, Augusta Di Leonardo Violinmaker, Antonio Stradivari Copy

Catawiki online auction house: Luthier-crafted violin, Augusta Di Leonardo Violinmaker, Antonio Stradivari Copy

Cello by Antonio Stradivari | Ingles & Hayday

Cello by Antonio Stradivari | Ingles & Hayday

Violin, Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, Italy, 1693

The Francesca Violin, Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, Italy, 1694 [per previous pinner]

Antonio Stradivari made the Antonius Violin in Cremona, Italy in 1711

The Antonius. Antonio Stradivari (Italian, Cremona Cremona) Date: 1711 Geography: Cremona, Italy Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony.

Antonio Stradivari - Violin Cobbett - Cremona (1683)    I personally believe that musical instruments like these are certainly works of art.

Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, "Cobbett" Length of back: cm Upper bouts: cm Middle bouts: cm Lower bouts: cm

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