22 May 2001
ROSALBA CARRIERA (1675-1757)
A gentleman, facing right in gold-embroidered silver coat, embroidered gold waistcoat and lace cravat, full bottomed powdered curling wig, stormy sky background
oval, 3 9/16 in. (90 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with velvet backing
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Similar miniatures of gentlemen by Rosalba are illustrated in A. Scarpa, Omaggio a Rosalba Carriera, Venice, 1997, pp. 16-20.
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