DHV:
703
Tourin ID:
PARIS 12

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1747

Ludovicus / GUERSAN / propé / Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno / 1747 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

E.0371 (formerly C.141)

Head:

Cherub

Previous Owner:

MM. Gand Frères, -1865

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.6

String Length:

(30.7)

Rib Depth:

6

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

11.3

Bottom Width:

19.6

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1988, p. 134

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 654; Gétreau 1988, p. 134; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

On museum’s website (F+S, head side; front 7/8, head side [color]); Gétreau 1988, p. 134 (front 3/4)

Striped back (3 dark, 2 light) and ribs. Table and back with double purfling. Fingerboard original (blond), tailpiece 19th C (ebony), pegs old, bridge modern. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus.