It’s been a little while since I’ve been directly involved in a public sale of a Stradivari, in fact not since I was working with Kerry Keane at Christie’s in 2007. When I did, it got center-page coverage in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune and various related American papers. The violin was the 1729 Ex-Murray Lambert. A beautiful and sensational late-period Strad.

Read the full article by Anthony Ramirez here: rare chance to try out a masterpiece.