DHV:
555
Tourin ID:
LIS 02

1753

Pardessus

Louis

Guersan

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P, Lisbon

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

MM 12

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope / Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetioe / Anno / 1753

Measurements:

String Length:

31.2

Total Length:

0

Body Length:

32.5

Upper Width:

15.9

Rib Depth:

5.5

Middle Width:

10.9

Bottom Width:

19.5

Previous Owner:

Lambertini Collection

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78; P Torres to PT 3/77

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Alvarenga 1994, pp. 66, 68-69

On museum’s website (FB+S, 3/4, head S, 3/4, C-bouts [color]); Alvarenga 1994, pp. 68-69 (F+B, head 3/4)

Striped back and ribs, 2-piece table. Neck not original. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Tourin (based on letter from Torres) gave cat. no. as 10 and date 1763.