Li Moccoletti [in pencil].
Aquatint with fine hand colour, heightened with gum arabic. 205 x 285mm, 8¼ x 11¼". Margins creased and with two small holes.
'Li Moccolati' (i.e. stumps of candles), in which everyone tried to put out overyone else's candles, marked the end of the Roman carnival and the beginning of Lent. It was held in la Corso and the surrounding streets.
[Ref: 21084] £220.00