DHV:
902
Tourin ID:
VIENNA 11

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Date:

16..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

SAM 682

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Erich Fiala, Vienna (before 1939 - after 1973)

Measurements:

Body Length:

72.9

String Length:

Rib Depth:

18.0

Upper Width:

35.0

Middle Width:

24.9

Bottom Width:

39.0

Information

Source:

Seipel 1999, p. 143; Museum to TGM, 8/96

Literature:

Watchorn 2007, p. 118; Seipel 1999, p. 143; Fiala 1973, pp. 34-35

Photographs:

Watchorn 2007, p. 58 (front); Seipel 1999, p. 145 (front 3/4 [color])

Recordings:

Hermann 1955 (Bach Flute Sonatas); Hermann 1957 (Bach Gamba Sonatas)

Auctions:

Comments:

Inlaid fingerboard and tailpiece. No nicks in F-holes. Length of back 76.7 cm (longer than table). Handwritten repair label: “Zugeschrieben Giovanni Grancino um 1680. Repariert von Hans Wittmann Wien 1939.” 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. First half of 17th C. Fiala 1973: by Johannes Maria, c. 1530 (based on fragment of label “Johannes Mar...” found during 1939 restoration; neck is new (original in collection of Fiala’s great-uncle, Karl Schreinzer, now at Nuremberg GMN); fingerboard from a contrabass by Anton Posch, with new tailpiece made to match; blocks. linings, and bassbar also new; dimensions 76.6 (”mit Blatt,” i.e. on back), 34.5/-/39.0, 19.0, 76.0. (Per K. Martius 2/15, neck and label are not in fact at GNM.)