DHV:
714
Tourin ID:
PARIS 24

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Augustin ?

Chappuy ?

Date:

17..

Label Text:

[None]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

E.1554 (formerly C.1464)

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Elise Altès (widow of Ernest Altès), -1899

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.0

String Length:

Rib Depth:

3.3

Upper Width:

15.5

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

20.5

Information

Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 688; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-5; Gétreau 1996, pp. 285-86, 688

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back, overhanging edges; double purfling on table and back; 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Museum’s website: anon., France, 18e s. (“Genre Augustin Chappuy”) (P. Jacquier to P. Tourin, 9/79: “non signé mais sans doute de Chappuy.”) Repaired in 1964 by G. Dupuy: new pegs and tailpiece (Gétreau 1996, p. 464). (Augustin Chappuy died in 1784.)