Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg

Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg
Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg
Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg
Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg
Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg
Antique sculpture «Dancer from the Comedy Del Arte», Nymphenburg

The antique sculpture "Dancer from the Commedia dell'Arte" is made of porcelain and decorated with underglaze painting. Germany, XX century.


Commedia dell'Arte is a type of street theatrical performance in 16th century Italy. Professional street musicians traveled all over Italy and performed at various festivals and fairs on temporarily erected stages. Also, at times, wealthy townspeople hired them to provide at private events.