DHV:
377
Tourin ID:
HART 2

Pardessus

Nicolas

Bertrand

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CDN, Toronto, Ontario

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Hart House, University of Toronto

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

B-----ND [faintly stamped on button]

Measurements:

String Length:

30.8- 31.5

Total Length:

60

Body Length:

31.2

Upper Width:

15.7

Rib Depth:

7

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

18.6

Previous Owner:

Arts & Letters Club and Hart House, Toronto, 1932-35; Massey Foundation et al., Toronto, 1919-32; W. Howard Head, Vancouver, 1910-1919; idem, London

Information Source:

Morton 2010, pp. 42-44; W. Grunsky to G. Lyman 1/64; PT visit (unknown date)

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Auctions:

Comments:

Eatock 2010; Morton 2010, pp. 42-44

Corriveau 2016 (front, head F+3/4 [color]); Eatock 2010, p. 64 (head 3/4); Morton 2010, pp. 42-43 (FB+SS, head 3/4); Voix Humaines 2009 (head front, 3/4); [by TGM: in display case 1/07, front 3/4 (color)]

Corriveau 2016 (recital); Voix Humaines 2009 (Purcell)

Single purfling on table, 2-piece back with none; overhanging edges. Original neck, somewhat thinned. Restored by Saint George, London 1899. Display sign suggests date c. 1725 (the year of Bertrand’s death). Tourin: “French, or Italian made for French trade?” Morton 2010 (from 1982 appraisal by M. Remenyi): tailpiece is modern; pegbox elaborately carved; (from pre-1982 description by B. Pronger): much worm damage and many repaired cracks, bass bar probably by St. George; dimensions (from 1974 appraisal by W. Monical): 31.3, 15.7/11.25/18.7, 7.0, 30.8.