(1710 - 1780)
Francesco Foschi was active/lived in Italy. Francesco Foschi is known for painting.
Biography Francesco Foschi
Francesco Foschi was born in Ancona in 1710 into a
wealthy family. Some of his brothers were also painters, of which the
best known was Carlo Foschi who specialised in marine views. Francesco
began his training in the studio of Francesco Mancini in Fano. At the
outset of his career he enjoyed the support of Count Raimondo
Bonaccorsi, whom Foschi helped to assemble a magnificent art collection
that included twelve episodes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses by Foschi
himself. In 1729 the artist’s family moved to Rome where the
19-year-old Francesco paid careful attention to the urban view paintings
of Panini and Vanvitelli. The influence of the latter’s panoramic
scenes is readily evident in View of Loreto wit
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