Ludwig Bausch jun.

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Ludwig Bausch jun.

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars with a bow

Violin maker: Ludwig Bausch

Date: 1854

Town: Leipzig

Country: Germany

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage's Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-225, identification no. 225

Provenance: bought on 19 Nov. 1998 from Jadwiga Socha from Solec Kujawski

Description: maker's own model; two-piece spruce belly with wide, even graining, two-piece flame maple back; varnish in gold brown shades with an orange hue


printed label reading: Ludovicus Bausch filius / fecit Lipsiae anno 18(54.)  [monogram LB  under a cross in a double circle]

Measurements: body length 352 mm, upper bout 163 mm, middle bout 104 mm, lower bout 201 mm, total length 588 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation

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