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MURA, Francesco de (1696 - 1782), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MURA, Francesco de (1696 - 1782), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 21 April 1696, in Naples; died 19 August 1782, in Naples.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, still-lifes. Murals.

Neapolitan School.

Francesco de Mura was a pupil first of Domenico Piola and then of Francesco Solimena. He worked mainly in Naples and Turin, where he painted a number of Scenes from the Life of Theseus to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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