(b. 1675, Venezia, d. 1757, Venezia)

Portrait of a Lady

Pastel on paper
Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

Rosalba Carriera was the only Venetian portrait painter apart from Sebastiano Ricci to use pastels. Her work was appreciated beyond the boundaries of Venice, and she received commissions from many European courts.