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Luigia Pascoli (23 October 1805 in Monfalcone, Province of Gorizia – 3 April 1882 in Bologna) was an Italian painter. She depicted genre scenes, often in pastel. The often made miniature copies of grand masters.

Biography

She studied under her father, and with her sister Marianna Pascoli (1790–1846), but then in Milan studied under the engraver Antonio Nardello. She completed some illuminated manuscript work, in addition to portraits and genre works.[1] She and her sister were close friends of Antonio Canova.[2][3]

She was a resident of Venice. In 1870 at the Parma Exposition, she displayed a pastel Magdalen; in 1877 at Naples, she exhibited: First Love; a pastel La maschera; in 1881 at Venice: a copy of the San Marco by Titian; a copy of the Dinner at Emmaus by Giambellino; Una Puttina col gatto; Una Romana, and Una venditrice di uova nel costume veneto.


References

Istituto Matteucci biography.
il Piccolo, biography of Pascoli sisters, by Tiziana Carpinelli based on text by Luca Geroni: “Marianna e Luigia Pascoli, due donne e l’ambiente artistico italiano dell’800”.

Monfalcone tourist site.

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