DHV:
694
Tourin ID:
PARIS 03

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1760 C

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

E.0067 (formerly C.143)

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Louis Clapisson, Paris, -1861

Measurements:

Body Length:

32

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

16

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

19

Information Source:

Museum’s website; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 643; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side)

Repaired in 1963 by E. Vatelot (Gétreau 1996, p. 462). 2-piece back (NB, not striped) with double purfling. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Website gives BL as 62.0 (vs. TL 60.5!); more likely 32.0, or at least between 32-33. (T. Bingham’s 1747 Guersan has same 3 widths but length of 32.9.) Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus; “attribution incertaine”.