DHV:
1535
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1740

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope /Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno 1740 [printed except 40]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Fondation La Ménestrandie

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

M.022.01

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Hélène Teysseire-Vuilleumier, Geneva, -1986

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.5

String Length:

31.3

Rib Depth:

4.6

Upper Width:

15.7

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

19.6

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]); MacCracken 2017, p. 64 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back, not striped. Design on back of pegbox said to be identical to M.022.04 (La Fille style). 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.