DHV:
1007
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Nicolas III

Médard

Date:

1701

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

0483

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Auguste Tolbecque, -1879

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

25

Information

Source:

Lütgendorff 1922, 1:98, 2:326; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:467

Literature:

Lütgendorff 1922, 1:98, 2:326; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:467; Loan 1885, p. 34

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S, head back [color]; F+S, neck and head F+S); Lütgendorff 1922, 1:98 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table and back decorated with fleurs de lys; rosette; open-back pegbox. C-holes have nicks on inner edges, circular holes on outer edges. Mahillon: viole; museum’s website: alto viol. Lütgendorff’s photo caption gives no location/ownership information, but biographical entry confirms he means this instrument.