Country dance on the outskirts of Rome

Françoise Pinelli (pseudonimo di Bartolomeo), Danse champetre dans les environs de Rome
Author: 

Françoise Pinelli (a pseudonym of Bartolomeo) (1781-1835)

Type: 
Print
Year: 
XIXth century, first quarter
Material and technique: 
Size: 
mm 445x560
Origin: 
Museo di Roma
Inventory: 
MR 6317
Collection: 

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Françoise Pinelli (pseudonimo di Bartolomeo), Ballo campestre nei dintorni di Roma, primo quarto secolo XIX, particolare

«The characteristic dance in the Roman States is called the salterello or saltarello. (...) it is usually danced in a couple, to the sound of the guitar or drum. (...) It marks out a complete declaration of love.