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Angelica Catalani (1780-1849), Soprano

Sitter in 16 portraits
Italian opera singer who came to England in 1806 after successfully performing in Italy, Portugal and France. For seven years she was the unrivalled prima donna. Among her famous roles was 'Susanna' in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro which she introduced to London in 1812. The critic Leigh Hunt called Catalani, 'a Roman with the regular Italian antelope face'.

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1962(a)

Angelica Catalani

by Alfred Edward Chalon
pen and ink, 1814
NPG 1962(a)

5039

Angelica Catalani

by Lewis Alexander Goblet
marble bust, 1820
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5039

D32731

Angelica Catalani

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Gaetano Basteris
stipple engraving, published 1802
NPG D32731

D34580

Angelica Catalani as Semiramis in 'Semiramide'; A Parisian Lady in a Winter Walking Dress

after Unknown artist
hand-coloured line and stipple engraving, circa 1806-1807
NPG D34580

D10689

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D10689

D2026

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2026

D2027

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2027

D2028

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2028

D2029

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2029

D2030

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2030

D2031

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D2031

D13420

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D13420

D13421

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D13421

D32732

Angelica Catalani

by Anthony Cardon, after Clara Maria Pope
stipple engraving, (1812)
NPG D32732

D32733

Angelica Catalani

by Anthony Cardon, after Clara Maria Pope
stipple engraving, (1812)
NPG D32733

D15939

Angelica Catalani ('Madame Catalani in Semiramide')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published December 1806
NPG D15939