(1849 - 1926)
Francois Brunery was active/lived in Italy, France. Francois Brunery is known for genre of Catholic Church figures compromised, anecdotal genre.
Biography Francois Brunery
The artist known as François Brunery was christened Francesco Bruneri in the north Italian city of Turin at the heart of a region that is today part of both Italy and France.
Although cultural and familial ties with France ran deep in the region, Turin was also the center of the mid-nineteenth century movement towards Italian unification; and in fact served briefly as the capitol of the new Italian nation from 1861-65. Within this cultural context, it is not unusual to find families whose lineage contains both French and Italian branches--and surnames that shift depending on the locale.
François Brunery thus signs his paintings with both the French and the Italian versions of his last name.Brunery seems to have l
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