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SPRING Personification Rosalba Carriera

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Rosalba Carriera Spring
Rosalba Carriera was born in Venice, to a lower-middle-class family. As a child, she began her artistic career by making lace-patterns for her mother. As snuff-taking became popular, the young Carriera began painting miniatures for the lids of snuff-boxes, & was one of the 1st painters to use ivory for this purpose. Gradually, this work evolved into full-scale portrait-painting, for which she used pastels. She pioneered a new genre of portraits done in pastel, a medium appealing to Rococo styles for its soft edges & flattering surfaces. But it was her portraits of...
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