1683 Antonio Stradivari violin in the Ashmolean Museum

20 Nov 2012: The Ashmolean is famous for the Stradivari Messiah, but it also has several wonderfully austere Amati violins and this fabulous decorated Stradivari.  We went to visit the museum last week.

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Martin Swan and Maggie Ashmole at the Ashmolean Museum violin collectionAntonio Stradivari Violin, 1683

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