A rare Bow figure of Pierrot from the "Commedia dell arte "
Date:1755 Pierrot (or Pedrolino) was a popular figure in the Commedia dell'Arte. He was a naive servant who often took the blame for the pranks of Harlequin and Pulcinella. The figure was first modelled by Reinicke at Meissen from the print of Habit de Pierrot Anne Claude Phillippe de Tubieres
Comte de Caylus After: Charles Antoine Coypel
Print made by:Franis Joullain (engraving)
Pierrot, in white costume with ruff, standing with hands held up; on white ground, right arm outstretched; illustration to Riccoboni's 'Histoire du theatre italien' (Paris: Cailleau, 1731).
Size:14.5 cm high.
Condition:Restoration to arms and uper part of the body.