Viola da Gamba Society of America
Online Database of Historical Viols
Ludovicus / Guersan / propé / Commoediam / Gallicam / Lutetioe / Anno / 1754 [printed except 54]
No. of Strings:
Linda Shortridge, Bloomington, IN; Gerald Trimble, Asheville, NC, 2004- ; André Bissonet, Paris
TGM visit, 9/10; Trimble to TGM, 6/09
[By TGM: FB+S, head FB+S (color)]; [unpublished, from J. Pringle 4/10: FB+S body only, head FB+S (color)]
Striped back and ribs, La Fille-style pegbox decorations, double purfling on front and back. Table has a faint 8 cm circle near end of fingerboard, perhaps traces of an inked rosette? 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side.