Lot 229. Mura, Francesco de, attributed . Maria with the child and Saint John

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Auction date:03.07.2019   16:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 229Mura, Francesco de, attributed . Maria with the child and Saint John
Mary with child and John the boys ' Oil on canvas 76.5 x 62 cm. Doubled. Restoration. Damage to the frame min. damaged Francesco de Mura is regarded as the preferred and most important pupil of Francesco Solimenas. Mura has, since the ' 30s, to the stylistic monumentality of his teacher. In the works of the following decade, he finds to be typical of the combination of Solimena acquired neoclassical orientation, with the recent developments in the European painting of the Rococo. Mura should be the only representative of this new pictorial language in Naples. Strikingly, especially in its depiction of Mary in the course of the time ever-increasing individualization of faces is a idealized trains Give way to realistic playback of both the face shape as well as the facial Expressions of a trend, as it shows very similar at the same time in Venice in the works of Giovanni Battista Pala del Tiepolo, an.

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