Columbine and Pantaloon

Manufactory Meissen Manufactory German
After an engraving by François Joullain French
Based on a composition by Jacques Callot French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 538

The figure of Pantaloon was inspired by 'Pantalon Ancien", François Joullain engraving after Callot published by Louis Riccoboni, in his Histoire du Théâtre Italien, Paris, 1728, pl. 3. For similar versions of this model in the Metropolitan's collection, see also 64.101.92, .93 and 1982.60.300.

Columbine and Pantaloon, Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present), Hard-paste porcelain, German, Meissen

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