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Tourin ID:
PARIS 39

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Jean

Louvet

Date:

1750

LOUVET (Luthier) à la vielle / Royale rue de la Croix des Petits / Champs, à côté de la petite porte / Saint-Honoré, à Paris, / 1750 [printed]; LOUVET [brand]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

E.979.2.66

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Geneviève Thibault, Comtesse de Chambure, -1979

Measurements:

Body Length:

31

String Length:

28.5+

Rib Depth:

7.6

Upper Width:

14.5

Middle Width:

11.5

Bottom Width:

18.5

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Bran-Ricci 1980, p. 48; Museum to PT 9/79

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 728; Gétreau 1988, pp. 134-36; Bran-Ricci 1980, p. 48; Thibault 1973, p. 40

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head 3/4 [color]); Khazine 2004, p. 7 (front 3/4); Gétreau 1988, p. 136 (front); Bran-Ricci 1986, pl. 23(a) (front); Thibault 1973, p. 40 (F+B, head side)

1-piece back; deep ribs, large soundholes. Tailpiece, hookbar, pegs not original. Old worm damage. On display 8/02. Bran-Ricci dimensions 58.5, 31.0, 14.6/ - /18.5, 7.8.