DHV:
895
Tourin ID:
VIENNA 04

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Brescia

Gasparo da Salo

Bertolotti

Date:

1580 C ?

Label Text:

Gaspar da Salò in Brescia [printed]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

SAM 69 (Schlosser: C74)

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Este Collection, Castle Catajo, near Padua, -1908 (probably since mid-17th C.)

Measurements:

Body Length:

63

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.3

Upper Width:

28

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

34

Information

Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Mucchi 1940, p. 203; Schlosser 1920, p. 63

Photographs:

Mucchi 1940, pl. XXXIII (front); Schlosser 1920, pl. XVII (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Tourin: overhanging edges, double purfling. Schlosser: probably converted to cello in 18th C.; inlaid fingerboard. Bertolotti’s dates are 1540-1609.