DHV:
717
Tourin ID:
PARIS 27

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1751

Label Text:

“Ludovicus Guersan propé Comoediam Gallicam Lutetiae Anno 176 “

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

E.2041

Head:

Cherub

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Henri Cesbron, 1916-34; Paul Cesbron, Paris, before 1906 - 1916; Eugène Lecomte, -1906 (?)

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.6

String Length:

31.5

Rib Depth:

5.4

Upper Width:

15.5

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

18.5

Information

Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 703; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Gétreau 1996, p. 703

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head 3/4 [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece back (NB, not striped). Gétreau 1996 gives date as 1761 or 1763; website says “vers 1760”. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus.