DHV:
493
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 02

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Valenciennes

Adrien Benoit

Chatelin

Date:

1758

Label Text:

Fait par Adrien Benoist / Chathelin A Valencienne / 1758 [handwritten]; 1758 [in ink on neck foot]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

789

Head:

Turk

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, 1910- ; Charles-Alphonse, Baron Vidal de Léry, -1910; Georges Samary, Paris, -1887

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.8

String Length:

31.0

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

10.8

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-38; Gétreau 1996, pp. 258, 305; Schultz 1929, p. 26; Kinsky 1912, 2:446; De Léry 1910, lot 398

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, date); museum website 3/05 (head 3/4 [color]); Rueger 1982/1986, pl. 62 (head [color]); Schrammek 1970, Tafel 20b (head); Kinsky 1912, 2:610 (label)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

De Léry 1910, lot 398

Striped back and ribs (3 walnut, 2 maple). Kinsky dimensions 60.5, 31.5, 16/ - /19.5, 5.5, -. Tourin: string length 31.0-32.0; neck not original? 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. C-holes very curly, large, and far in from edges of table. Probably same as De Lery 1910, lot 398 (“tête de Persan sculptée”).