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Italian comedians in renaissance prints

Katritzky, M. A. (1987). Italian comedians in renaissance prints. The Print Quarterly, 4(3) pp. 236–254.

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The servant-master partnership is the comic core of the commedia dell'arte. This article considers some representations of the theatrical servant-master pair in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century popular prints, and publishes several previously unknown signed and dated prints of the 1580s by Ambrogio Brambilla. These identify Brambilla for the first time as a significant Italian artist of commedia dell'arte related compositions.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1987 Print Quarterly Ltd
ISSN: 0265-8305
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
Item ID: 21555
Depositing User: M. A. Katritzky
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2010 10:29
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:56
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