A Venetian Procurator

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A Venetian Procurator

Material Information

Title:
A Venetian Procurator
Alternate title:
Portrait of a Man
Creator:
Carriera, Rosalba, 1675-1757
Germany, Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Alte Meister (Old Masters). ID=GDAM
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Period: Rococo
School: Rococo style in France and Italy
Movement: Rococo
Italian, Venetian
pastels (visual works) -- ( aat )
paintings -- ( aat )
portraits -- ( aat )
Genre:
picture ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
Carriera was born in Venice, which remained her favorite city despite her occasionl journeys elsewhere. She is of particular art historical importance because she popularized the pastel portrait. Pastels were first used for making copies of oil paintings but by the late 1600's artists began to enjoy the speed and the variety of effects available from thieir use. Pastels were the ideal medium for the Rococo-style portraits that she created for her distinguished patrons. Carriera was primarily known for her ability to flatter sitters while retaining a sense of their individuality. She spent the last decade of her life totally blind.
General Note:
Inventory: P14

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-MIF2127 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.mif2127 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Carriera was born in Venice, which remained her favorite city despite her occasionl journeys elsewhere. She is of particular art historical importance because she popularized the pastel portrait. Pastels were first used for making copies of oil paintings but by the late 1600's artists began to enjoy the speed and the variety of effects available from thieir use. Pastels were the ideal medium for the Rococo-style portraits that she created for her distinguished patrons. Carriera was primarily known for her ability to flatter sitters while retaining a sense of their individuality. She spent the last decade of her life totally blind.
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Movement: Rococo.
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