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Commedia dell'Arte - Pulcinella




Four pictures above: Giandomenico Tiepolo

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Pulcinella, often called Punch in English, is a classical
character that originated in the Commedia dell'Arte of
the 17th century and became a stock character in
Neapolitan puppetry. His main characteristic, from
which he acquired his name, is his extremely long
nose, which resembles a beak.

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above: Thomas Wood



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