DHV:
522
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 48

Size:

Bass ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Brescia

Maker:

Francesco II

Bertolotti

Date:

1610 C

D. Francesco q. Gaspar da Sa- / lò, in Brescia [printed]

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

D, Leipzig

Sound Holes:

3

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

No. of Strings:

11+2

Catalog Number:

783

Head:

[none]

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, no. 786; Paul de Wit, no. 236

Measurements:

Body Length:

63.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

33.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

42

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78; Schultz 1929, p. 71; Kinsky 1912, 2:419

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, IT-06; Schultz 1929, p. 71; Kinsky 1912, 2:419

Herzog 2003, IT-06 (front 7/8, side, back body only); David 1999, p. 55 (F+S); Kinsky 1912, 2:422 (front 7/8), 603 (label)

Currently a lira da gamba, which is what Kinsky and Lütgendorff call it. (Kinsky: c. 1612)Had been converted into a cello: pegbox and tailpiece are replacements. Herzog 2003 dimensions (from museum): 62.3, 33.5/23.6/42.1, 12.5, -. Has external wooden linings; “El Greco” type ridges on table near corners; rosette; double purfling on table and back plus single line of maple inlay along back center joint. Kinsky (and Vannes): very similar to no. 782 [= LEIPB 47] by Antonius Brensius.