print study / drawing
A study of Franca Trippa and Fritellino, in the series of etchings known as "I balli di Sfessania" (Lieure 401, same direction); two men dancing, both with a leg raised, one at left holding a sword while the other wearing a large plumed hat is playing a small guitar-like instrument. c.1622 Black chalk
- 1622 (circa)
- Height: 66 millimetres
- Width: 85 millimetres
For this group of drawing see 1895,1214.78.
The figures are etched in the same direction in Lieure 401 (BM impressions, 1861,0713.897 and X,4.475).
Lit.: D. Ternois, 'Jacques Callot: catalogue complet de son oeuvre dessiné', Paris, 1962, no. 710, p. 109; D. Ternois in exhib. cat., Nancy, Musée Historique Lorrain, 'Jacques Callot: 1592-1635', 1992, under no. 168, p. 223
French Roy XVIIc
1995 Sept-Dec,Haus der Kunst,Munich,'Pierrot-Melancholy & Mask' no. 23
Acquired from Messrs Colnaghi in exchange for duplicates.
Prints & Drawings
Franca Trippa and Fritellino, one of several studies for a series of etchings known as "I balli" or "Balli Di Spessantia" (Meaume 663, same direction); two men dancing, both with a leg raised, one at l holding a baton (?) aloft while the other wearing a large plumed hat is playing a small guitar-like instrument Black chalk
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Object reference number: PDO2172
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