Stock Photo: 'Farceurs' French and Italian characters from the Comedia del Arte. The Captain 5th from left, Harlequin 6th from left. French playwright Moliere (1622-73) on left. Anonymous: 17th century. Oil on canvas, 1670. Comedie Francais collection

Stock Photo: 1746-2877 'Farceurs' French and Italian characters from the Comedia del Arte. The Captain 5th from left, Harlequin 6th from left. French playwright Moliere (1622-73) on left. Anonymous: 17th century. Oil on canvas, 1670. Comedie Francais collection