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Harlequin in renaissance pictures

Katritzky, M. A. (1997). Harlequin in renaissance pictures. Renaissance Studies, 11(4) pp. 381–419.

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Abstract

Identifies and classifies early modern depictions of Harlequins and other comic performers in patched costume. The Harlequin costume can e traced to the commedia dell'arte tradition and seems to have been a role first established by Tristano Martinelli (1557-1630) while performing in Paris. Some early Harlequin depictions reflect specific performances by Martinelli himself, some are general depictions of stage practice and custom, and others are based on iconographic precedents.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1997 The Society for Renaissance Studies, Oxford University Press
ISSN: 0269-1213
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetNetherlands Institute for Advanced Study
Not SetNot SetWimbledon School of Art
Not SetNot SetSouthampton University (Hartley Institute)
Not SetNot SetUniversity of London (Central Research Fund)
Not SetNot SetAlexander von Humboldt Foundation
Not SetNot SetHarold Hyam Wingate Foundation
Not SetNot SetScouloudi Foundation
Not SetNot SetGaldys Kreble Delmas Foundation
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
Item ID: 22468
Depositing User: M. A. Katritzky
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2010 14:27
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 08:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22468
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