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Costume study for the page of Hipermestra, from Cavalli's opera of that name; formerly in an album; whole-length to front, looking to left, his right hand on his hip, drapery in his left
Graphite and watercolour
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Height: 244 millimetres
Width: 178 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Phyllis Dearborn Massar writes:
'The costume for the page, or group of pages of Hipermestra in Hipermestra. Rucellai, on p. 25 of the Descrizione, says "... e di sei Paggi con livrea bianca, & incarnata, di fregi d'Oro splendidamente fornita'.
For the album, see Curator's Comment to 1887,0502.13+.
Lit: P.D. Massar, 'Costume drawings by Stefano della Bella for the Florentine Theater', "Master Drawings", vol. 8, no. 3, 1970, pp. 262.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Production of Hipermestra (Costume design) 18 June 1658
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- Acquisition notes
- See Acquisition History to 1887-5-2-13*.
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