DHV:
701
Tourin ID:
PARIS 10

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1747

Ludovicus / GUERSAN / prope / Comoediam / Gallican / Lutetiae / Anno / 1746 (“apocryphe” per museum]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

E.0362 (formerly C.140)

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Valentin Meilhan, Nantes, -1864

Measurements:

Body Length:

32

String Length:

32

Rib Depth:

5.3

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Museum’s website; P. Jacquier to Tourin, 9/79; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 653; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

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

1-piece back (NB, not striped). 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Jacquier: “Facture simple, à characteristiques de quinton.” Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus; “Etiquette apocryphe”.