Girl with Black Lace Neckband

Rotari, Pietro Antonio Graf (1707-1762) | Painter


Since the Saxon Elector Friedrich August II was particularly fond of the art of Venice he tried to bring artists to Dresden from that city and the surrounding areas. This included Rotari who was strongly influenced by Venetian painting. In addition to portraits of the electoral family (see Bellotto Hall) the painter was also known for his "varie teste": These "different heads" could be rearranged again and again, thus obtaining a kaleidoscope of diverse characters and micro-histories.

Material & Technique
Oil on canvas
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
c. 1753
Inventory number
Inv.-Nr. Mo 2089