DHV:
1182
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Graz

[Johann] Michael

Alban

Date:

1706

Label Text:

Michael Albanus / me fecit Gracy 1706

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Vázquez, José [heirs]

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

107

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Peter Hütmannsberger, Linz [Vázquez: “violin maker, Linz”], -1993; Bernhard Koster, Innsbruck

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.5

String Length:

69.7

Rib Depth:

13.7

Upper Width:

32.2

Middle Width:

23.6

Bottom Width:

39.6

Information

Source:

Vázquez website; Vázquez to TGM, 2/97

Literature:

Photographs:

Vázquez website (side 7/8, front body only, detail of rosette [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Rosette. New neck and head, with lion copied from one by this maker’s father. Drawing available from Simone Zopf (zopf@mdw.ac.at), per VdG-Mitteilungen, 12/03. Website (7/20): “At present this bass viola da gamba is on permanent loan to Lúcia Krommer, ... a principal member of the Orpheon Consort.”