Thursday, 28 June 2018

240) Giulia Beccaria

Giulia Beccaria (1762 - 1841). Italian noblewoman, daughter of Cesare Beccaria and mother of the novelist and poet Alessandro Manzoni.
"She is beautiful and restless, with red hair and grey-green eyes. She is lively, intelligent and enthisiastic."
(Portrait of Giulia Beccaria and her
son Alessandro Manzoni, 1790 by Andrea Appiani)

(Portrait of Giulia Manzoni Beccaria,
1802 by Maria Cosway) 

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