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Ballarina Gentilissima; A group of grotesque figures, including dwarfs and giants, gathering around a 'ballerina' seen at centre, on tiptoe. 1686 Etching
- Height: 248 millimetres
- Width: 405 millimetres
Inscription ContentNumbered in brown ink '9' and lettered with title at the top: 'Ballarina Gentilissima'; signed, but almost illegible, 'Pietro de Rossi Inv' and 'Mitelli F'
See comment for 1852,0612.540
For a preparatory drawing for this etching at V&A in London, see R. Hemphill, 'Comic Drawings by Pietro de' Rossi Etched by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli', Master Drawings, vol. XXXIV, 1996, pp. 279-291, see p. 285-286.
Mounted with 1852,0614.549
Italian XVIIc Mounted Imp
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