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ca. 1680-1690
17th century
263 x 186 mm (10.4 x 7.3 in.)

Nicolas Bonnart, French, (1636–1718)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching with hand coloring on laid paper
Print impression quality: Worn, especially on inscription
Series: Number 1 from set of five etchings Five Characters from the Commedia dell’Arte
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “Bonnart”; inscribed, lower center: title, verse, and Bonnart’s atelier address
Bibliography: Inventaire du fonds français 17th c. (vol. 1, 443–44), listed among “costumes de théâtre,” cat. nos. 354–371.
Credit Line: Theater Department and purchase funds, 1969
Accession Number: 1969.6.1.1

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  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 263 x 186 mm (10.4 x 7.3 in.)

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