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Saturday, 28 September 2013

' Allegory of The Arts ' Francesco de Mura (Italian 1696-1782) Oil on canvas , citca 1747-50. Musée du Louvre, Paris.

' Allegory of The Arts' Francesco de Mura ( Italian 1696-1782) Oil on canvas , circa 1747-50. Louvre

Francesco de Mura ( 1696-1782)  is considered to be the greatest artist of the late Baroque in Naples. Admired particularly for his superb draughtsmanship and luminous colours in harmonious compositions.

See ' Allegory of Love' for biography .

1 comment:

dolcepetitechoux@gmail.com said...

Oh how I like this full of symbolism