DHV:
555
Tourin ID:
LIS 02

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1753

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope / Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetioe / Anno / 1753

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P, Lisbon

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

MM 12

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Lambertini Collection

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

31.2

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

15.9

Middle Width:

10.9

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78; P Torres to PT 3/77

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Alvarenga 1994, pp. 66, 68-69

On museum’s website (FB+S, 3/4, head S, 3/4, C-bouts [color]); Alvarenga 1994, pp. 68-69 (F+B, head 3/4)

Striped back and ribs, 2-piece table. Neck not original. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Tourin (based on letter from Torres) gave cat. no. as 10 and date 1763.