Maratti Zappi, Faustina (c. 1680–1745)

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Maratti Zappi, Faustina (c. 1680–1745)

Italian poet. Born c. 1680 in Rome, Italy; died 1745; dau. of Carlo Maratta and Francesca Gommi; m. Giovambattista Felice Zappi, 1705 (died 1719).

Poetry, which explores her personal experiences and includes canzoni, madrigals, sonnets, and elegies, has been published with husband's in the collection Rime dell'avvocato Giovanni Battista Felice Zappi e di F. Maratti sua consorte (1723, 1736).