DHV:
1222
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Nicolas

Bertrand

Date:

1699

Label Text:

Nicolas Bertrand / a Paris 16 99 [handwritten (calligraphy?)]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Kremsmünster

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Head

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Dealer in Madrid, - 199x; Adolfo Morpurgo, Buenos Aires, -1972

Measurements:

Body Length:

73.8

String Length:

74.0

Rib Depth:

13.0

Upper Width:

35.0

Middle Width:

26.0

Bottom Width:

43.0

Information

Source:

F. Pecchia to TGM, 12/20; T. Muthesius to TGM, 1/03; P. Hütmannsberger to TGM, 1994

Literature:

Photographs:

On Duftschmid’s website (front); Duftschmid 1997 (Telemann) (front, bridge to head only); [unpublished, from P. Hütmannsberger: F+B body only, C-hole details (color); from F. Pecchia 12/20, as a baryton (front, front body only [color])

Recordings:

Duftschmid [2006?] (Forqueray); Duftschmid 2005 (Marais); Duftschmid 2004 (Couperin); Duftschmid 1997 (Telemann)

Auctions:

Comments:

Converted into a baryton in 1937 by Alcide Gavatelli (signed on wood inside), rebuilt as a viol in the 1990s; re-restored by Tilman Muthesius in 1998-99. New neck and fittings; body length not original. Owner’s website now gives string length as 72.5.