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Francesco Solimena

 (1657 - 1747)
Francesco Solimena was active/lived in Italy.  Francesco Solimena is known for classical religious subject and portrait painting.

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Biography   Francesco Solimena


Francesco Solimena was an Italian painter who dominated the artistic life of Naples and introduced a more classical style in the wake of Giordano's exuberant Baroque manner. Son of an artist, Angelo Solimena (1629-1716), he was trained by the academic painter Francesco di Maria (d. 1670).

His early career blossomed in his work at S. Paolo Maggiore, Naples, where he decorated the sacristy: Virtues on the vault and two large frescoes of the Conversion of Saul and the Fall of Simon Magus on the walls (1689-80). Although boldly executed and brightly coloured in the manner of Giordano they show a far more academic approach to design   ...  Displaying 750 of 2710 characters.

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RITRATTO DI CARLO III D'ASBURGO (1685-1740), ARCIDUCA D'AUSTRIA E RE D'UNGHERIA, COME RE DI SPAGNA, IN PIEDI A FIGURA INTERA, IN UN INTERNO DI PALAZZO
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