"Pantalone" year 1550, by Maurice Sand. • (French: Pantalon, English: Pantaloon). He is a caricature of the Venetian merchant, rich and retired, mean and miserly, with a young wife or an adventurous daughter. Obsessed with money. Always after women and thinks he’s good at it. Gullible and often tricked. Costume: Red pants and top with a flowing black cloak. Has a money bag. Mask: Long pointed nose.Often has a moustache and bushy eyebrows.
Medico Della Peste (The Plague Doctor) with its long beak is one of the most bizarre and recognisable of the Venetian masks. The striking design has a macabre history originating from 17th century French physician Charles de Lorme who adopted the mask together with other sanitary precautions while treating plague victims. The mask is white consisting of a hollow beak and round eye holes covered with crystal discs creating a bespectacled effect.
I like this picture because it shows all of the Commedia Del' arte characters wearing their masks and their personalities. I think this picture does a good job at capturing how each and every stock characters acts and their personality. The cool is used to show their mood and their facial features whether if they are a kind person or a smart or mean.