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FURINI, Francesco (1604 - 1646), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FURINI, Francesco (1604 - 1646), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1604, in Florence; died 19 August 1646, in Florence.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Francesco Furini was the son and pupil of Filippo Furini (himself an accomplished portraitist). He studied subsequently under Passignano and Roselli. He travelled to Rome and Venice where he developed a new appreciation of colour. In 1644 he was named curé of Mugello, near Borgo San

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