INDEX NEXT UP LAST ATG Stock Characters Stock Characters

Young Woman at her Toilet by Bellini, 1515 Stock Characters evolved from the Commedia Dell'Arte in Italy during the 1500s. Certain attitudes were found in characters used by all acting troupes. They represented the different types of people found in Italy at that time. These characters were: The Captain, The Parasite, The Scholar, The Old Man, The Young Lovers, The Naive Servant and The Stubborn Servant. They were characters the audiences could relate to. They represented different points of view and made the performances enjoyable for everyone. This Renaissance painting from 1515, by Bellini, is entitled "Young Woman at her Toilet". [AL] {EB}

counter Webpages that Work! Zeuter Development Corporation
Post Office Box 225, Parry Sound, Ontario, CANADA P2A 2X3
Copyright © Zeuter Development Corporation, 1996-2022. All rights reserved.