DHV:
578
Tourin ID:
LUTZ 1

1751

Bass

Gregori Ferdinand

Wenger

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Augsburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Niederaltaich

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Gregori Ferdinand Wenger / Lauten= und Geigen=Macher / in Augspurg 1751

Measurements:

Body Length:

70.7

String Length:

71.0?

Rib Depth:

12.6

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

31.5

22.8

40

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

Lutz to Tourin 11/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hellwig 1984, p. 90 and n. 10

Harras & Stehrenberger 2004, p. 25 (bass F-hole); [unpublished, from owner: front]

[Lutz 1977: Italian Madrigals, Capella Antiqua dir. Ruhland, Seon/Pro Arte/Sony: not in discography]

Repair inscriptions: “Revisto de / W-Jurke Bebie [?] / 1925” [handwritten in pencil]; “Rep. in Shann F.L. / Dez. 1947 ----” [handwritten in pencil]. Pegbox and scroll “very similar to a cello’s”, originally (?) with only 4 holes (cf. Hellwig). Neck, fingerboard, and tailpiece are new.