stage setting

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Cesare Molinari's article on "The Empty Stage" (53-66) sketches in very broad strokes the development of the actual stage set from fifteenth-century multiple stage settings (mansions) to sixteenth-century single staging.
In his recent large, hand-tinted photographs, he appears as a proper bourgeois, dressed immaculately in suit, tie, and white shirt, in a variety of deceptively plain stage settings of weirdly improbable worlds: a shack in the woods; a kind of foxhole; a wide, uninhabited landscape.