VDGSA Logo.png

Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

François

Gavinies

Date:

17..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

E.980.2.420

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Geneviève Thibault, Comtesse de Chambure, -1979

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 736

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-46; Gétreau 1996, p. 736

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. (Gavinies died in 1772.)