DHV:
40
Tourin ID:
BARCEL 5

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

1713 ?

Barak Norman / at the Bass Violin] / St. Pauls Church=yd / London Fecit / 17 (13?) [printed]; Barak / Norman / London / Fecit [stamped on table]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

E, Barcelona

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Conservatory of Music

No. of Strings:

(4)

Catalog Number:

MDMB 412 (formerly 272)

Head:

Head

Previous Owner:

Collection Folch i Torres-Baget, -1947

Measurements:

Body Length:

62.4

String Length:

59

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

28.4

Middle Width:

21.1

Bottom Width:

34.3

Information Source:

Escalas 1992, pp. 149-50; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, pp. 307-08 (X:04); Escalas 1992, pp. 149-50

On museum’s website, via MIMO (front [color]); Escalas 1992, p. 149 (front 3/4)

Now a cello; soundholes originally Cs (outlines still visible); table ornament type V; double purfling front and back; head and part of pegbox original. (MIMO description of head: “un cap d’adolescent amb cabells llargs” = an adolescent with long hair.)