(c. 1603 - 1646)
Francesco Furini was active/lived in Italy. Francesco Furini is known for Biblical and mythology set-pieces painting, portraits.
Biography Francesco Furini
Francesco Furini was an Italian Baroque painter of Florence. His early training was by Matteo Rosselli (whose other pupils include Lorenzo Lippi and Baldassare Franceschini), though Furini is also described as influenced by Domenico Passignano and Giovanni Biliverti. He befriended Giovanni da San Giovanni.
Traveling to Rome in 1619, he also would have been exposed to the influence of Caravaggio and his followers. Among his pupils are Simone Pignoni and Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi. At the age of forty, he became a priest for the parish of Sant'Ansano in Mugello.
Furini's work reflects the tension faced by the conservative, mannerist style of Florence when confronting then novel Baroque styles. He is a painter of Biblical and
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