Marianna Carlevarijs

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Marianna Carlevarijs (1703 – 1750) was an Italian painter, active mainly in Venice, creating pastel portraits.

Biography[edit]

Mariana was the daughter of the prominent Venetian painter of vedute, Luca Carlevarijs, she was a friend, and pupil in the style and subject matter, of Rosalba Carriera.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Portrait of Girolamo Maria Balbi, sala dei pastelli, Ca Rezzonico Museum, Venice
  • Portrait of Cornelia Foscolo Balbi, sala dei pastelli, Ca Rezzonico Museum, Venice
  • Portrait of Marco e Caterina Balbi, sala dei pastelli, Ca Rezzonico Museum, Venice[2]
  • Portrait of a Young Woman, Private Collection[3]
  • Portrait of Unknown Gentleman[4]
  • Allegory of Peace, Museo Civici of Vicenza[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donne sulla scena pubblica: società e politica in Veneto tra Sette e Ottocento, edited by Nadia Maria Filippini, page 44.
  2. ^ Venezia, Volume 7, by Touring club italiano, page 438.
  3. ^ Ritratto di giovane dama, from exhibition Le tele svelate. Pittrici venete dal Cinquecento al Novecento, a cura di Caterina Limentani Virdis, Mirano 1996, p. 161.
  4. ^ Pinacoteca Brera, Portrait of an unknown man (1737).
  5. ^ Vicenza Museum official site.