DHV:
702
Tourin ID:
PARIS 11

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

François

Lejeune

Date:

1755

François Le Jeune, rue de la / Juiverie, à Paris, Année 1755 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

E.0370 (formerly C.144)

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

MM. Gand Frères, -1865

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.7

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.6

Upper Width:

15.7

Middle Width:

11.8

Bottom Width:

19.8

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Milliot 1997, pp. 265-66; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Milliot 1997, pp. 265-66; Gétreau 1996, p. 654; Gétreau 1988, pp. 136, 142; Thibault 1973, p. 41; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, back, head 3/4 [color]); Woodfield & Robinson 2001, 26:680, fig. 15b (F+B); Milliot 1997, pp. 265-66 (FB+S, head 3/4); Woodfield & Robinson 1984, 3:749, fig. 14b (F+B); Gétreau 1988, p. 138 (front 3/4); Young 1980, p. 127 (FB+S); AMIS Newsletter 10/1 (3/81): 1; Thibault 1973, p. 41 (FB+S, head 3/4)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back and ribs, 2-piece table, both with double purfling. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Tailpiece and hookbar not original. Young dimensions 66.8, 36.0, 17.5/12.7/20.5, -, - ; date 1753. Repaired in 1965 by E. Vatelot: neck and fingerboard widened with new wood, bottom block and broken neck heel repaired (Gétreau 1996, p. 466). On display 8/02. Museum’s dimensions: 32.5, 16.5/11.0/19.5, 5.5, -.