Magician hand puppet - 36 cm
As early as the Renaissance, puppets accompanied travelling salesmen to attract customers and in the 17th century became the main repository of comic characters. The puppet theatre was refused entry to the royal theatres in France, which resulted in the creation of shows on the Parisian boulevards.
- Museum :
- Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
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