Ludovicus / GUERSAN, / propè / Comoediam / Gallicam, / Lutetiae / Anno / 1770 [printed except 70]
New York, NY
No. of Strings:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Tony Bingham, -2001
Museum’s website (collection database); TGM visit 5/01
On museum’s website (front 7/8 [color]); MacCracken 2017, p. 64 (front)
Striped back and ribs. Neck probably original; unfretted when seen; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Bridge by “R + M MILLANT A PARIS”. Wear to varnish on neck suggests instrument has been much played with violin grip.