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Pietro Antonio Rotari (Verona 1707 - St. Petersburg 1762), studio - Girl doing Needlework


Girl doing Needlework

Lot-Nr. 10 | Pietro Antonio Rotari (Verona 1707 - St. Petersburg 1762), studio


Girl doing Needlework | Reserveprice 3.000 €

Oil/canvas, 41 x 36 cm, min. rest., relined. - The present work is a study or a duplicate of a painting in the world-famous portrait gallery of Peterhof palace in St. Petersburg, for which Rotari and his assistants created a total of 386 portraits. - Portrait a. history painter of aristocratic origin, trained by A. Balestra, F. Trevisani a. F. Solimena, after extensive journeys through Europe a. commissions for the Saxonian a. Polish court he became court painter in St. Petersburg, where he portrayed personalities of the court a. numerous beauties of the country which were exhibited in Peterhof palace. - Mus.: Florenz (Uffizi), St. Petersburg, Berlin, München (Alte Pinakothek), Rom, Dresden, Budapest, Glasgow, Stockholm, Verona. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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