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The Italian Comedians  1720

by Antoine Watteau

Five comedians have just finished their performance in a verdant park on the outskirts of Paris and look expectantly at their audience. Pierrot, the clown in a baggy white suit, is already holding his hat in his hand, hoping that a few coins might be thrown into it. [br] Flanking Pierrot are four other performers dressed as characters from the Italian commedia dell'arte,...
128.9 x 93.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty