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Treble Viol

Maker:
Jean Villiaume
Date:
1743
Geography:
Mirecourt, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Body length 35.8 cm, Body width: upper bout 17.4 cm center bout 13.4 cm lower bout 21.9 cm Rib height: top block 5.6 cm center bout 7.08 cm bottom block 7.1 cm String length 33.8 cm
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1344
Not on view
Marking: (handwritten label) Jean Villiaume/ de Mirecourt 1743
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; [ William Snaith ]
Laurence Libin. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 7, 13, ill.

William L. Monical. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1979, pg. v, 4-5, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 66.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 66.



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