Putto playing the panpipes and acrobat fool

  • Putto soufflant dans un frestel et fou acrobate
  • Putto soufflant dans un frestel et fou acrobate

Summary

: Putto playing the panpipes and acrobat fool

: Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France
Location type : Church

: Gaillon, Normandy, France

: 16

: 1500 -1599

: Sculpture

: Wood

: Musicastallis

: Putto soufflant dans un frestel et fou acrobate


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https://musicastallis.huma-num.fr/fiche.php?id=189


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Performer(s)
  • Performer information
    Type: acrobat

    Genre: male

    Posture: upside down

    Quality: fool

    Instrument information
    Instrument : crotal bell (jingle bell) - (Hornbostel-Sachs system: 112.13 )
  • Performer information
    Type: musician

    Genre: putto

    Posture: seated

    Comment: he is in balance between the leaves and branches

    Instrument information
    Instrument : panpipes - (Hornbostel-Sachs system: 421.112 )




Number of performers: 2

Function of the sound: accompaniment, entertainment

Comment: the branches could represent the sound. The fool is wearing a hat with animal ears. A bird is depicted next to the fool maybe representing song.