John Brandard, 1812-1863, Harlequin Quadrilles [sheet music cover], no date. Chromolithograph. GC106 British Prints Collection, From the estate of Richard Ely Morse. Signed on stone, l.c.: “J. Brandard”. Signed in plate, l.l.: “J. Brandard del et lith”. GA 2012.02549
In searching for a harlequin figure today, it surprised us how many variations we hold. Here are only a few.
Maurice Sand, 1823-1889, Untitled [Arlechino], n.d. . Etching with hand coloring. From the estate of Richard Ely Morse. GA 2012.02732
Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (1758-1823) after Sebastien Coeure (1778-after 1831), Dominique, no date. Stipple engraving. From the estate of Richard Ely Morse. Full-length portrait of Dominique Biancolelli (1640-1688) as Harlequin, Inscribed in plate, above: “Galerie Theatrale. 20me. Lon.” GAX 2012.02561