DHV:
695
Tourin ID:
PARIS 04

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1755

“Ludovicus / GUERSAN / propé / Comoediam / Gallicam / LUTETIOE / Anno 1751” [sic] [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

E.0068 (formerly C.145)

Head:

Cherub

Previous Owner:

Louis Clapisson, Paris, -1861

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

6

Upper Width:

16

Middle Width:

11.5

Bottom Width:

19

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Museum to M. Herzog to TGM 2/00; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 643; Chouquet 1884, p. 33

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head 3/4 [color])

Striped back and ribs, double purfling on table. Restored by E. Français March 1943. On display 8/02 with violin, viola, and cello by same maker (website also has photo of this grouping).