DHV:
515
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 31

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1750

Label Text:

Ludovicus GUERSAN / prope / Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno / 1750 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

793

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, Cologne, 1910- ; Charles-Alphonse, Baron Vidal de Léry, -1910

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.8

String Length:

31.5

Rib Depth:

6.0

Upper Width:

16.0

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Gétreau 1996, p. 305; Schultz 1929, p. 69; Kinsky 1912, 2:449; De Léry 1910, lot 395

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); Rueger 1982/1986, pl. 63 (head [color]); Kinsky 1912, 2:623 (label); [by PT: head (only) front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

De Léry 1910, lot 395

Striped back and ribs (sycamore and maple). Neck probably original but narrowed. La Fille head (coolie). Kinsky: “Dessus de viole”; dimensions: 60, 32.5, 16/ - /19.5, 6, -.