DHV:
1238
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

François

Lejeune

Date:

1762

Label Text:

François Le Jeune rue de la / [Juiverie à] Paris. Année 1762 [printed]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F

Lille

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée Régional de l’Hospice Comtesse, Collection J. & P. Hel

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

C. 623 / 2002.0.32

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Heirs of Pierre Hel, Lille, -1957

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.8

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4.3

Upper Width:

16.0

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

21.0

Information

Source:

Hell 1989, p. 86 (no. 56)

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-77; La Grandville 2000, p. 5; Hell 1989, p. 66 (no. 31)

Photographs:

On website of Musée de la musique (front [color]); Hell 1989, p. ?? (front [color]); p. 66 (head 3/4)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece back, sloping shoulders, 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Pegs, fingerboard and tailpiece of ebony, not original; latter has traces of 4-string set-up; neck reset at greater angle than originally.