DHV:
1235
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1741

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

D.MR.R.435

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Musée du Louvre (on deposit since 1996); Musée des Arts décoratifs, 1908- (?); Collection Révoil, Collection Sauvageot

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

15.5

Middle Width:

11.6

Bottom Width:

19.1

Information

Source:

Museum’s website; museum to M. Herzog to TGM, 2/00

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head 3/4 [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

1-piece back, 2-piece table of mahogany, both with double purfling. Originally 6 strings, now 5 (2 pegs treble, 3 bass side).