(b. 1733, Venezia, d. 1813, Venezia)
Portrait of Giambattista Piazzettac. 1760
Oil on canvas
Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice
Alessandro Longhi enlivened his portrayals with sharp interpretations of character producing full-length portraits as well as group portraits. In 1760 he published a collection of portraits of famous Venetian artists consisting of a biography accompanied by a portrait etching of each.