DHV:
343
Tourin ID:
HAGUE 19

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

1705

Barak Norman / at the Bass Viol in / St Pauls Alley / London fecit 1705

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL, Amsterdam

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Rijksmuseum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

BK-NM-12548

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Owned since 1920 by the Koninklijk Oudheidkundig Genootschap, Amsterdam; on loan to the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague 1952-2012 (MUZ-1952x0142 [0841153]); on loan to the Rijksmuseum 1920-52 and again 2012-

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.3

String Length:

68.4

Rib Depth:

11.9

Upper Width:

30

Middle Width:

22.3

Bottom Width:

36.3

Information Source:

Website of Rijksmuseum (seen 6/14); Liedmeier and Latcham 2009, p. 175; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 298 (1705:1)

On museum’s website (front [color]); from museum, 1/16 (FB+S, head F+S [color]); Ligtvoet 1955, p. 31 (front)

Inlaid fingerboard and tailpiece, double purfling; usual ornamentation on table and back. Back widths 29.8/22.1/36.3; rib depth at middle bout 12.1. Repair label: “gerepareerd door K. van der Meer 1917”. Table ornament Type V.