Lodovico Ottavio Burnacini: Costume sketches: ‘Nani e Maschere ridicole’, c. 1680, watercolour and opaque c...

Lodovico Ottavio Burnacini: Costume sketches: ‘Nani e Maschere ridicole’, c. 1680, watercolour and opaque colour on paper.

These grotesque figures are probably costume designs for the festivities at Court known as ‘Wirtschaften’: all who attended these events had to wear costumes and masks.

 

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