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Author: Teotochi-Albrizzi, Isabella

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Year of birth:1760
Year of death:1836
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Relations to other authors:
Friend of Wynne, Giustiniana

About her professional situation:Traveler (Paris)
Elements of bibliography:Cf. Susan Dalton, "Searching for Virtue: Physiognomy, Sociability and Taste in Isabelle Teotochi Albrizzi's Ritratti", in Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol. 40, Nr 1, Fall 2006: abstract: One of the most famous Venetian women of her time, Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi (1760–1836) was known not only for her salon, but also for her published works. One of these pieces, Teotochi Albrizzi's Ritratti (1807), a series of literary portraits, reveals Europe's concern over the simulation of virtue in a society beginning to judge merit by behavior and self-presentation rather than birth. Teotochi Albrizzi's portraits demonstrate the strategies used to discern character and how the author drew on ideas concerning sexual difference in the realm of aesthetics to address concerns raised by shifting practices of sociability.
Websites: NEWW Chawton 2008 contr. M. d'Ezio

Editors: Chawton2008 (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 04 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 04 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 August 2012)

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E 1 Ritratti (1807)

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Xreception 1 Staël, Germaine de   -   *Germaine de Staël, the author
Xreception 2 Staël, Germaine de   -   *Germaine de Staël, the author