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Print - 'Habit de Narcisin de Malalbergo'
  • 'Habit de Narcisin de Malalbergo'
    Joullain, François, born 1697 - died 1778
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'Habit de Narcisin de Malalbergo'

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (engraved)

  • Date:

    1728-1731 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Joullain, François, born 1697 - died 1778 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Cyril W Beaumont Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full-length masked male figure wearing short jacket with frilled sleeves revealing the skirt below, falling bands, full knee breeches, cloak and hat. Inscribed 16. Titled below the image: 'Habit de Narcisin de Malalbergo / Joulain sculp.'

Place of Origin

Paris (engraved)


1728-1731 (engraved)


Joullain, François, born 1697 - died 1778 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Upper right hand corner; Handwriting; Pen and ink; Unknown


Height: 189 mm, Width: 112 mm at upper edge

Object history note

The print came to the museum as part of the Cyril Beaumont Bequest

Descriptive line

'Habit de Narcisin de Malalbergo'. Engraving by François Joullain (1697-1778) after Charles-Antoine Coypel, plate from Luigi Riccoboni's Histoire du théâtre Italien, Paris: Cailleau, 1728-1731.

Subjects depicted

Commedia dell'Arte


Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Prints

Production Type

Mass produced


Theatre and Performance Collection

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