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Tratatto Su La Commedia Dell'arte, Ossia Improvvisa. Maschere Italiane, Ed Alcune Scene Del Carevale Di Roma by  Francesco Valentini - Hardcover - 1826 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004464)

Tratatto Su La Commedia Dell'arte, Ossia Improvvisa. Maschere Italiane, Ed Alcune Scene Del Carevale Di Roma

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Tratatto Su La Commedia Dell'arte, Ossia Improvvisa. Maschere Italiane, Ed Alcune Scene Del Carevale Di Roma

by Valentini, Francesco

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  • Hardcover
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Berlin: Wittich, 1826. Berlin: Guglielmo Wittich, 1826 .Bound with Abhandlung uber die comodie aus dem stegreif un die Italianische masken... Berline: Ludwig Wilhelm Wittich , 1826. 4to, half red levant and red linen covered boards; gilt decorated spine. Joints worn; text pages and the paper of the final two plates browned. Twenty superb and colored plates of characters and scenes of the commedia dell'arte, including Pantalone, Arlecchino, Smeraldina and a male and female Pulcinella (who evolved into the Punch of English Punch and Judy shows). An important text, complete in Italian and German as called for. "Comedy of the craft of improvisation" with masked types in specific roles in travelling companies performing on outside stages with minimal props. Begun in Italy in the 16th century and popular in Germany after the publication of Goethe's Romische Carneval in 1789. This improvised acting became a professional theatrical form with an established repertoire. Women's roles were played by women, which was standard on the Italian stage.. Leather and Boards. Near Fine. 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
004464
Title
Tratatto Su La Commedia Dell'arte, Ossia Improvvisa. Maschere Italiane, Ed Alcune Scene Del Carevale Di Roma
Author
Valentini, Francesco
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Wittich
Place of Publication
Berlin
Date published
1826
Keywords
Commedia Dell'arte, Carnival, Theater, Theatre, Costume, Color Plate
Size
4to

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