DHV:
721
Tourin ID:
PARIS 31

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Augustin

Chappuy

Date:

1763

Augustinus Chappuy / Fecit Parisiis Anno 1763 [printed]; N. Chappuy [stamped on back and lower ribs]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

E.2363

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Henri Cesbron, 1916-34; Paul Cesbron, Paris, before 1906 - 1910 [?]; Charles-Alphonse, Baron Vidal de Léry, -1910

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.3

String Length:

33.1

Rib Depth:

4

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

11.5

Bottom Width:

21.1

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 710; Gétreau 1988, p. 140; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, QT-28, QT-34; Gétreau 1996, pp. 306, 710; Gétreau 1988, p. 140; De Léry 1910, lot 392

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front, front 7/8, head 3/4 [color]); Gétreau 1988, p. 140 (front 3/4, head 3/4)

De Léry 1910, lot 392

Arched back. Neck original: nailed, and one piece with pegbox. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Repaired in 1964 by G. Dupuy: new bridge and tailpiece, worm holes plugged (Gétreau 1996, p. 464). On display 8/02: carved scroll; 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. (Cf. Herzog 2003, QT-28, which is said by museum staff to be the same as E.2363, but dimensions 37, 16/11.4/21, 2.2, 33 and previous owner given as “Collection Dupuy”.)