• Jacques Callot, Pulliciniello and Lady Lucretia, plate 9 from Balli di Sfessania (c. 1621). Etching. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund, by exchange, S4.29.1. Photo: Imaging Department © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Pulliciniello and Lady Lucretia, etching

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner

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  • Carl Friedrich Thiele adapted this etching as plate 7 (chapter 7, opp. p. 257) in the first edition of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s Princess Brambilla: A Capriccio after Jacques Callot (1821).

    Etching foreground: a man with a half mask and wooden sword extends his hat to a woman, who has placed her hand on his elbow.

    Etching background: a figure, center, waves a sword while another, left, wields a cape.

    See book: p. 12, 25

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  • c. 1621
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