DHV:
346
Tourin ID:
HAGUE 22

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

NL

Pieter

Amsterdam

Rombouts

Date:

1708

PIETER ROMBOUTS / AMSTERDAM 1708 [printed except 08] (PT)

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL

The Hague

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Kunstmuseum Den Haag (formerly Gemeentemuseum)

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

MUZ-1933-0410 (0840198)

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

71.5

String Length:

71.5

Rib Depth:

14.4

Upper Width:

32.5

Middle Width:

24.0

Bottom Width:

40.3

Information Source:

Moens 1994; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F [color]); Liedmeier and Latcham 2009, pp. 176-77 (head side, bass C-hole); Moens 1994, p. 347 (front [color]); König 1985, p. 53 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Original neck; carved head similar to Rombouts treble, Leipzig 799. Drawings by G. J. Manders (1981) available from museum. Rosette, double purfling. Tourin: head and pegbox like Library of Congress; carvings on sides of neck heel; very wide purfling, very pronounced French edge; once had a hookbar. No corner blocks, but back linings; one tall crossbrace below soundpost plate, with long scallops on ends; 3 flat cross braces, all held in place with chocks at their ends. Nicely figured maple, fairly light instrument. On loan to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, since 12/2015.