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Pardessus de viole

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Music: Sarabande from Pieces de viole (Book I) by Marin Marais, 1689 (performed by Carol Lewis)


Printed label: Benoit Fleury rue des Boucheries / Faubourg St. Germain a Paris, 17 [handwritten: 52]; stamped on button: FLEURY


Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection


Object Place

Paris, France


Length 58.7 cm, width 19.5 cm (Length 23 1/8 in., width 7 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, walnut, spruce, ebony


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones