DHV:
921
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1754

Label Text:

Louis Guersan, Paris, 1754 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

J

Hamamatsu City

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Museum of Musical Instruments

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

C-0006R

Head:

Putto

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Dorothy & Robert Rosenbaum, Scarsdale, NY, no. 286

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.6

String Length:

30.5

Rib Depth:

5.9

Upper Width:

15.9

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

Museum to TGM, 6/09; Pollens 1980, p. 23

Literature:

Pollens 1980, p. 23

Photographs:

Uemura 2011 (front [color]); Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16 (side 1/2, from above); Pollens 1980, p. 23 (front); [unpublished, from museum 8/09: FB+S (color); in Heale Archive: FB+S]

Recordings:

Uemura 2011 (English Consort Music: Hamamatsu Museum)

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back and ribs (maple and yew). 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Label text (from Pollens 1980) unusual if accurate; he also says La Fille head; total length 62.7, width 20.1. Hamamatsu 1995: total length 62.5; date 1751. Rosenbaum Estate inventory (seen at Boston MFA): date 1751.