DHV:
1495
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Guillaume

Barbey

Date:

1744

Guillaume Barbey / à Paris 1745 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Riverside, CA

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Jean-Michel Renard (dealer), Bellnaves, France, c. 2007-09.

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

32

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

19.1

Information Source:

J-M Renard to TGM, 7/07, 1/08, and 6/13, and his website (in 2007-08)

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, from J-M Renard: F+B, head 3/4 (color)]

1-piece back with heavy (original?) varnish (and paint?) hiding the center joint. Small pegs with large white pips (original). Coolie head, carved pegbox. Tailpiece not original. 1-piece back. Restored by Judith Kraft. Body widths from Renard’s website, taken on the back; date originally given as 1745 but now changed.