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Costume study for a Moor playing a rogue, for the opera Il Podestà di Colognole; formerly in an album; moving slightly to right, his left arm extended, a staff in his right. 1656-7.
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk
- Production date
Height: 229 millimetres
Width: 165 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Phyllis Dearborn Massar writes:
'The costume is for a character from the 1657 production, Il Podestà di Colognole, named in the cast "Il Moro Monello". According to documents listing the players (published by Ademollo), the character was played by the Moor belonging to His Highness, Cardinal Gian Carlo de' Medici'.
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, p. 259, pl. 1.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Production of Melani's Il Podestà di Colognole (Costume design) January 1657
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See Acquisition History to 1887-5-2-13*.
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