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This painting is inspired by the Commedia dell' Arte characters, and the decorative qualities of Venetian architecture. The character here is the harlequin, or 'Arlecchino' in Italian. I am fascinated by Elizabethan dress, and could not resist including a Tudor ruff in the figure's costume.