DHV:
902
Tourin ID:
VIENNA 11

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

I,

Maker:

Date:

16..

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

SAM 682

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Erich Fiala, Vienna (before 1939 - after 1973)

Measurements:

Body Length:

72.9

String Length:

Rib Depth:

18

Upper Width:

35

Middle Width:

24.9

Bottom Width:

39

Information Source:

Seipel 1999, p. 143; Museum to TGM, 8/96

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Watchorn 2007, p. 118; Seipel 1999, p. 143; Fiala 1973, pp. 34-35

Watchorn 2007, p. 58 (front); Seipel 1999, p. 145 (front 3/4 [color])

Hermann 1955, Hermann 1957

Inlaid fingerboard and tailpiece. No nicks in F-holes. Length of back 76.7 cm (longer than table). Handwritten repair label: “Zugeschrieben Giovanni Grancino um 1680. Repariert von Hans Wittmann Wien 1939.” 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. First half of 17th C. Fiala 1973: by Johannes Maria, c. 1530 (based on fragment of label “Johannes Mar...” found during 1939 restoration; neck is new (original in collection of Fiala’s great-uncle, Karl Schreinzer, now at Nuremberg GMN); fingerboard from a contrabass by Anton Posch, with new tailpiece made to match; blocks. linings, and bassbar also new; dimensions 76.6 (”mit Blatt,” i.e. on back), 34.5/-/39.0, 19.0, 76.0. (Per K. Martius 2/15, neck and label are not in fact at GNM.)