DHV:
211
Tourin ID:
CALD 11

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Jean

Ouvrard

Date:

1743

Ouvrard, Luthier, Place / de l'Ecole A Paris / 1743 [printed except 1743]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Mishawaka, IN

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

James Caldwell & Catharina Meints, Oberlin, OH, c. 1970-1985; Joy Hall, England (sold via Tony Bingham, London)

Measurements:

Body Length:

68.9

String Length:

69.6

Rib Depth:

12.3

Upper Width:

32.3

Middle Width:

23.3

Bottom Width:

39.2

Information Source:

TGM visit 8/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, FR-7; Caldwell 1974, pp. 86-7

Meints 1977 (Vox SVBX 5142), p. 3 (F+B); Caldwell 1974, pp. 86-7 (FB+S); [unpublished, by and from R. Portillo: FB+S, head front (color)]

Rozendaal 2011 (Trio ‘700/French); Meints 1993 (Marais); Slowik 1990 (Marais); Meints 1980 (Bach BWV 1028); Meints 1977 (French Baroque); Caldwell 1973 (Marais); [Morley Consort Lessons/Bream, J. Hall: RCA ????]

Arched back; pegbox not original. Head by N. Dolmetsch (she told Caldwells). Restored by Paul Reichlin 1971, with return to sloping shoulders and longer neck than when Caldwells bought it. Tourin: body enlarged. “Réparé par Rigondeau, / Luthier, à la Rochelle” [printed].