DHV:
974
Tourin ID:

1714

Pardessus

Nicolas

Bertrand

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

E.1005 (formerly C.138)

Label Text:

Nicolas Bertrand / a Paris 1714 [printed]; stamped BERTRAND on neck heel

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.6

String Length:

Rib Depth:

7

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

16

12

18.6

Previous Owner:

Léon Tual, 28.iii–2.iv.1884; Louis Leloir, -1884

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, pp. 248, 674; Gétreau 1988, pp. 76-7, 150

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Comments:

Gétreau 1996, pp. 248, 674; Gétreau 1988, p. 76; Chouquet 1884, p. 31

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head 3/4 [color]); Gétreau 1988, pp. 77 (side of neck and head), 150 (front [color]); König 1985, pp. 41-44 (F+B, head FB+S)

Original neck (one piece with pegbox); bridge and pegs not original. Repaired in 1884 by Gand & Bernardel frères: new pegs, bridge, tailpiece and hookbar (Gétreau 1996, p. 449). Drawing by Pierre Jacquier (1976) available from museum. On display 8/02: 2-piece back, carved pegbox, C-holes have nicks on outer edges, table varnish shows apparent water damage.