DHV:
693
Tourin ID:
PARIS 02

1751

Pardessus

Louis

Guersan

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

E.0066 (formerly C.142)

Label Text:

Ludovicus / GUERSAN / prope / Commoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno / 1751

Measurements:

String Length:

32

Total Length:

Body Length:

32.8

Upper Width:

16.1

Rib Depth:

5.4

Middle Width:

11.4

Bottom Width:

19.6

Previous Owner:

Louis Clapisson, Paris, -1861

Information Source:

Museum’s website; F. Lindeman to TGM, 11/02; P. Jacquier to Tourin, 9/79; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 643; Chouquet 1884, p. 32

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side)

Striped back and ribs. Double purfling on front and back. Jacquier: “vrai” pardessus. Played in concerts at the museum on 26 June 1943 (by Ancel Guyonnet) and 26 October 1946 (by Sonia Lovis): see Gétreau 1996, pp. 558-61. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Museum’s dimensions: 32.0, 11.5/-/19.0, 5.5, -. Website: “quinton de viole”, formerly pardessus.