Callot — Commedia dell’arte

It is important to know, for instance, that actors had to be real acrobats capable of turning a somersault without spilling the water from a glass they held while performing the exercise.

The Grotesque in Art and Literature — Wolfgang Kayser (p39 – Extension of the Meaning of Grotesque)

Author: diasyrmus

A melancholy emblem of parish cruelty.

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