DHV:
1037
Tourin ID:

1721

Treble

Nicolas

Bertrand

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

E.986.9.1

Label Text:

Nicolas Bertrand / a Paris 1721 [printed]; stamped BERTRAND on neck heel

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

69.9

Body Length:

35.8

Upper Width:

17.5

Rib Depth:

7.8

Middle Width:

13.5

Bottom Width:

21.2

Previous Owner:

André Bissonet, -1986

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 746; Gétreau 1988, pp. 76, 78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 746; Gétreau 1988, pp. 76, 78

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head 3/4 [color]); Gétreau 1988, pp. 76 (front 3/4), 77 (side of neck and head), 150 (front [color])

Serious worm damage to both body and neck. Tailpiece, bridge, and pegs not original. Single purfling. On display 8/02: table varnish quite rough.