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Pietro Rotari

Italian painter

Died when: 54 years 335 days (659 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Pietro Rotari

Pietro Antonio Rotari (30 September 1707 – 31 August 1762) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.Born in Verona, he led a peripatetic career, and died in Saint Petersburg, where he had traveled to paint for the Russian court.

His portraits, mostly of women, are renowned for being beautiful and realistic.Rotari's works were generally limited to royal portraits held by notables such as emperors and court ladies.


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