Joseph Grimaldi

The actor Joseph Grimaldi as Clown in the pantomime Harlequin and Friar Bacon by Bonnor and O’Keefe staged at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden London in 1820. Detail from hand-coloured etching by George Cruikshank (1792 – 1878), first published in the 19th century.

Joseph Grimaldi photo gallery

Photo gallery for Joseph Grimaldi, the father of modern clowning. (more…)

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