DHV:
187
Tourin ID:
BRUS 56

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1754

Label Text:

Ludovicus Guersan propé Comoediam Gallicam, Lutetiae, anno 1754

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

0480

Head:

Head

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Auguste Tolbecque, Paris

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

30.5

Rib Depth:

5.0

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

Mahillon 2/1893, 1:466; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-55; Gendron 1997, p. 138 [not seen]; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:466

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color]); Baines 1966, pl. 121-2 (F+B)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back (3 yew, 2 maple) and ribs (2 yew, 1 maple); double purfling on table and back. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Mahillon (and museum’s website): quinton. Baines 1966: body length 33.