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Angelica Catalani

Angelica Catalani (1780-1849) was an Italian opera singer, a soprano with a range of nearly three octaves. The unsurpassed power and flexibility of her voice made her one of the greatest singers of all time

This portrait of her was painted by Rolinda Sharples in 1821 (📷 Bristol Museum & Art Gallery)

The second portrait, of a young Angelica, was painted by Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun in 1806 (📷 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas)

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