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CARRIERA, Rosalba (1675 - 1757), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARRIERA, Rosalba (1675 - 1757), Painter, pastellist

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Italian, 18th century, female.

Born 7 October 1675, in Venice; died 15 April 1757, in Venice.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Rosalba and her two younger sisters, Giovanna and Angela, (wife of the Venetian painter Antonio Pellegrini) were born into a well-off family of artists. Rosalba learnt drawing from her father Andrea Carriera di Constantino, from Chioggia on the Adriatic, who was for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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