(b. 1822, Castelfranco di Sotto, d. 1897, Firenze)
Portrait of the Noblewoman Marrocchi1855-60
Oil on canvas, 104 x 86 cm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence
In this painting, the somber hues of the woman's dress and the dark green of the background are effectively set off against her white blouse and lace collar. Her motionless expression gives her an air of distance and nobility.