DHV:
694
Tourin ID:
PARIS 03

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1760 C

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

E.0067 (formerly C.143)

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Louis Clapisson, Paris, -1861

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.0

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

16.0

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

19.0

Information

Source:

Museum’s website; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Gétreau 1996, p. 643; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece back (NB, not striped) with double purfling. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Website gives BL as 62.0 (vs. TL 60.5!); more likely 32.0, or at least between 32-33. (T. Bingham’s 1747 Guersan has same 3 widths but length of 32.9.) Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus; “attribution incertaine”. Gétreau 1996, p. 462: repaired in 1963 by E. Vatelot.