Ambrosiana

Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)

Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove

Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)

  • TITLE

    : Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove
  • AUTHOR

    : Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
  • INVENTARIO

    : 184
  • DATE

    : c. 1821 - 1840
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 71 × 58 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 19th century painting
  • ROOM

    : 18

This painting of an alluring young girl holding a dove to her chest is the work of the Venetian painter and portraitist Natale Schiavoni, who also worked in Milan during the Napoleonic period. In the deed of donation to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, the portrait is indicated as a “Symbol of Innocence”: it is thus an allegorical picture, as indeed the idealised look of the girl would suggest.

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  • TITLE

    Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove
  • AUTHOR

    Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
  • INVENTARIO

    184
  • DATE

    c. 1821 - 1840
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    71 × 58 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    19th century painting
  • ROOM

    18

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