Caterina Penza

Caterina Giovanna Penza (or Pensa) was born in or about 1721. She married the architect Tommaso Temanza in 1739 and was still living in 1789.

There is a companion portrait of her husband (Accademia, Venice). Both pictures probably date from not much later than 1760.

Key facts

Artist dates
1733 - 1813
Full title
Caterina Penza
Date made
about 1760
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
60.4 x 48.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Mond Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
Location in Gallery