DHV:
184
Tourin ID:
BRUS 53

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Nicolas

Bertrand

Date:

1687

Label Text:

Nicolas Bertrand / A Paris 1687 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

0227

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

François-Joseph Fétis, Brussels

Measurements:

Body Length:

64.0

String Length:

66.0

Rib Depth:

13.8

Upper Width:

30.5

Middle Width:

22.8

Bottom Width:

38.0

Information

Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Raspé 1972, p. 217; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:322

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color]; front); [by TGM 6/88, on display: front, front 3/4, head (color)]; [unpublished, in Heale Archive, from museum: FB+S]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Raspé 1972 dimensions 117.8, 63.8, 30.6/22.6/38.1, 13.2. Tourin: single purfling on table, none on back; narrow main brace, not beveled; no corner blocks or liners, just linen. Mahillon: facture très ordinaire. Drawings by François Bodart available from museum.