DHV:
921
Tourin ID:

1754

Pardessus

Louis

Guersan

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

J, Hamamatsu City

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

Head:

Head

Catalog Number:

C-0006R

Label Text:

Louis Guersan, Paris, 1754 [printed]

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.6

String Length:

30.5

Rib Depth:

5.9

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

15.9

11

19.5

Previous Owner:

Dorothy & Robert Rosenbaum, Scarsdale, NY, no. 286

Information Source:

Museum to TGM, 6/09; Pollens 1980, p. 23

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Pollens 1980, p. 23

Uemura 2011 (front [color]); Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16 (side 1/2, from above); Pollens 1980, p. 23 (front); [unpublished, in Heale Archive: FB+S]; [unpublished, from museum 8/09: FB+S (color)]

Uemura 2011

Striped back and ribs (maple & yew). 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Label text (from Pollens 1980) unusual if accurate; he also says La Fille head; total length 62.7, width 20.1. Hamamatsu 1995: total length 62.5; date 1751. Rosenbaum Estate inventory (seen at Boston MFA): date 1751.