Totally in command of his medium Fortunio Mantania has created a great illustration in the Commedia dell’arte and circus tradition, catching an unseen moment between shows for the aging clown. It is likely produced during his time in the US or England. Pastel on paper, signed lower right. Image size: 18 x 25 in. Framed size: 26 x 33.5 in. Framed with protective glass and mat. Works by Fortunio Mantania have fetched international auction prices in excess of $ 30,000.