DHV:
1546
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1763

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope /Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno 1763 [printed except 73]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

9318

Head:

Coolie

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Martin-Crémieux, 1875 (not Camille Galopin, Geneva, -1908?)

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.2

String Length:

32.0

Rib Depth:

5.4

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

11.3

Bottom Width:

20.0

Information

Source:

J. Deferne to TGM, 2/10

Literature:

Bachmann-Geiser 1985, p. 4

Photographs:

Museum checklist (F [color]); [Unpublished, from J. Deferne 2/10: F+B, head F+S (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back (and presumably also ribs); outer stripes less dark than center one. Floral carving on back of pegbox; 2 pags treble, 3 bass side. Museum dimensions 35.1, 16.2/11.4/20.0, 4.9, -.