"THE JEW": Opening Scene (1)


Giorgione, Double Portrait
Rome, Palazzo Venezia
















In the opening scene of L'Ebreo, Giovanni Barba, a love-struck bachelor, and his best friend Girolamo Amieri jump into the midst of an ongoing story.  

"THE JEW": Carnival in Florence (2)



The Triumph of Carnival, North Italian woodcut (16th C.)












A CARNEVALE, OGNI CARNE VALE!

No one knows who said it first. It's an old Italian proverb.

And please, don't even try to translate it.*