(1707 - 1762)
Pietro Rotari was active/lived in Italy, Russian Federation. Pietro Rotari is known for portrait painting, religious themed altarpieces.
Biography Pietro Rotari
Pietro Rotari was an Italian painter. His artistic career began as a youthful distraction, but his talent quickly became apparent, and he entered the studio of Antonio Balestra in Verona, remaining there until he was 18. He spent the years 1725-7 in Venice and then moved c. 1728 to Rome, where he stayed for four years as a student of Francesco Trevisani. Between 1731 and 1734 he studied with Francesco Solimena in Naples before returning to Verona, where he set up his own studio and school.
His most notable early independent works are multi-figured altarpieces (e.g. The Four Martyrs, 1745; Verona, church of the Ospedale di S Giacomo), which emulate 17th-century Roman and Neapolitan works. However, he also studied the smaller,
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