B. 1679, d. 1742, Cremona.
The younger brother of Francesco, his overall contribution to the workshop is less apparent. A handful of instruments bearing his own label exist, but although these are of relatively poor craftsmanship, concede little in terms of sonority and power to other products of the Stradivari shop. A third son, Giovanni Battista Martino (1703-1727), may also have been present in the workshop, but his significance is impossible to assess due to his early death.