The 1708 ‘Dancla’ Stradivari is an exceptional violin from the middle of the maker’s so-called ‘golden period’. It perfectly represents Antonio Stradivari’s later experiments while also embodying some rare characteristics. This poster not only boasts full-length, actual-size photographs by Jan Rohrmann, but also CT scans, thickness and arching maps, and full measurements.
‘The archings are consistent in height and curve in a violin of strong visual impact ? a powerful, bold look for which Stradivari was striving from the turn of the century, especially from 1707’ ? Alberto Giordano in the July 2017 edition of The Strad