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3D Object Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1699, "Castelbarco."

About this Item


  • Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1699, "Castelbarco."


  • Stradivari, Antonio, approximately 1644-1737, creator person of work
  • Castelbarco, Cesare di, 1782-1860, former owner
  • Vuillaume, Jean-Baptiste, 1798-1875, former owner
  • Whittall, Gertrude Clarke, 1867-1965, former owner
  • Library of Congress, sponsor

Created / Published

  • [1699]


  • -  Cello--Specimens


  • violoncellos


  • -  Title supplied by cataloger.
  • -  Length of back: 74.9 cm. Upper bouts: 34.6 cm. Middle bouts: 23.4 cm. Lower bouts: 44 cm.
  • -  This cello was, with the "Castelbarco" violin of 1699, once a part of the quartet of Stradivaris owned by Count Cesare Castelbarco of Milan. After the count died, it was sold in London to Jean Baptiste Vuillaume. Mrs. Gertrude Clarke Whittall acquired the instrument in 1934.
  • -  Gift; Mrs. Gertrude Clarke Whittall, 1936.
  • -  The material described in this catalog record is located in the Music Division, Library of Congress.


  • 1 musical instrument.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022560102

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Stradivari, Antonio, Approximately , Creator Person Of Work, Cesare Di Castelbarco, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Gertrude Clarke Whittall, and Sponsor Library Of Congress. Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, "Castelbarco.". [1699] Image.

APA citation style:

Stradivari, A., Castelbarco, C. D., Vuillaume, J., Whittall, G. C. & Library Of Congress, S. (1699) Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, "Castelbarco.". [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Stradivari, Antonio, Approximately , Creator Person Of Work, et al. Violoncello by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, "Castelbarco.". [1699] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.