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Marianna Carlevarijs

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Portrait of Caterina Balbi by Marianna Carlevaris

Daughter of Luca Carlevarijs, Marianna (1703-50) was a student of Rosalba Carriera and worked in pastels and miniatures. Her distinctive style was giving her sitters rounded eyes, especially the children.

An 18th-century Rococo Revival


Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Marianna Carlevarijs