DHV:
139
Tourin ID:
BRUS 05

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

François

Lejeune

Date:

1757

Label Text:

Francois le Jeune rue de la Juiverie à Paris anno 1757

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

1397

Head:

Angel

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

V & J Mahillon, Brussels

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

32.5

Rib Depth:

3.2

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-74; Mahillon 1900,3:40

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back, overhanging edges. Mahillon 1900: “...la forme de la caisse sonore affecte tout a fait celle du violon.” Tourin: end button. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side.