Nicolas Bertrand / a Paris 16 99 [handwritten (calligraphy?)]
No. of Strings:
Dealer in Madrid, - 199x; Adolfo Morpurgo, Buenos Aires, -1972
F. Pecchia to TGM, 12/20; T. Muthesius to TGM, 1/03; P. Hütmannsberger to TGM, 1994
On Duftschmid’s website (front); Duftschmid 1997 (Telemann) (front, bridge to head only); [unpublished, from P. Hütmannsberger: F+B body only, C-hole details (color); from F. Pecchia 12/20, as a baryton (front, front body only [color])
Duftschmid [2006?] (Forqueray); Duftschmid 2005 (Marais); Duftschmid 2004 (Couperin); Duftschmid 1997 (Telemann)
Converted into a baryton in 1937 by Alcide Gavatelli (signed on wood inside), rebuilt as a viol in the 1990s; re-restored by Tilman Muthesius in 1998-99. New neck and fittings; body length not original. Owner’s website now gives string length as 72.5.