An Icon for a New Woman: A Previously Unidentified Portrait of Isabella Andreini by Paolo Veronese

December 2008
Early Theatre;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p159
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the identity of a portrait by artist Paolo Veronese. The portrait is exhibited at the Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte in Naples, Italy. The woman in the portrait was described as having an absorbed expression, a pensive gaze and has golden curly hair. The sitter in the portrait was identified as the actress and poet Isabella Canali Andreini of the 16th century.


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