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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

B

Brussels

Hilaire

Darche

Date:

1919

Label Text:

Hilaire Darche, luthier du Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles, l’an 1919

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Conservatoire royal de Liège

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

10152156 (or 1075009; formerly 148)

Head:

Child

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

102.0

String Length:

099.0

Rib Depth:

16.8

Upper Width:

46.5

Middle Width:

30.5

Bottom Width:

55.5

Information Source:

J. Lejeune to TGM, 4/17; Conservatoire website 6/15

Literature:

Photographs:

On Conservatoire’s website (online library catalogue) (F)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Date 1919 per http://balat.kikirpa.be = Belgian Art Links and Tools, but 1917 per Conservatoire’s online library catalogue (http://bibli.student-crlg.be).