A very delicate sculpture in bronze with polychromed colors. Arlecchina
is the sculptor's female version of Arlecchino, the darling of the
Italian Commedia dell'Arte.
12" high - bronze
Pulcinella, is quick, witty, and boastful. A lovable rogue, the intention
of his actions are often difficult to interpret. The rose in his
hand could be a gesture of serious affection or ... flattery. His
first appearance in the Italian theatre dates back around 540 AC.
14" high - bronze
Commedia Dell 'Arte
page shows the rediscovery of La Commedia dell 'Arte. Italian
comedy dates back to 62 B.C. in Rome, where legitimate theatre
played side by side with variety shows and circus productions.
La Commedia dell 'Arte originated in Italy after the Dark Ages
at the Renaissance, in the 16th century.
Falconer - Pulcinella in typical pose of the middle-ages. The
hawk is part of a game or perhaps .. part of court intrigue. The
character of Pulcinella, a noble man with often unpredictable intent,
includes a beak-like nose, floppy shirt, and conical hat.
20" high - bronze