DHV:
1539
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1761

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope /Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno 1761 [printed except 61]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Fondation La Ménestrandie

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

M.022.05

Head:

Head

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Hélène Teysseire-Vuilleumier, Geneva, -1986

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.5

String Length:

31.5

Rib Depth:

5.6

Upper Width:

16.4

Middle Width:

11.5

Bottom Width:

20.1

Information

Source:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue and Jacques Deferne to TGM, 2/10

Literature:

www.menestrandie.ch/inventaire.html (in 2010, but no longer available in 2020)

Photographs:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue (F+B [color]); from J. Deferne (pegbox, back [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back (and presumably ribs also). Back of pegbox has carved vine; M.022.03 said to be identical. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.