DHV:
564
Tourin ID:
LIS 12

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

NL

Amsterdam

Pieter

Rombouts

Date:

17..

Label Text:

Pieter Rombouts / Amsterdam 17..

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P

Lisbon

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

MM 3

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.6

String Length:

60.8

Rib Depth:

13.0

Upper Width:

31.0

Middle Width:

21.8

Bottom Width:

36.7

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78; P. Torres to PT 3/77

Literature:

Alvarenga 1994, pp. 68, 70

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+B, head 3/4 [color]); Alvarenga 1994, p. 70 (front, head 3/4); [by PT: back, head F+B (color)]; [unpublished, from J. Pringle: front 3/4]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece back, double purfling. Neck not original, but head is. Back of pegbox has relief carving, but less elaborate than either HAGUE 22 or 23; also black and white edging. Pegs have incised lines radiating from point where grip joins shaft. Sculpted tailpiece. Last two digits of date on label are illegible. Torres dimensions 67, 31/23/36, 14, -. (Rombouts died in 1728.)