Furini, Francesco

Furini, Francesco an eminent Italian painter, was born at Florence in 1604, and studied in the schools of Passignano and Roseli, and then went to Rome. Among his finest works was a picture of The Three Graces, in the Palazzo Strozzi. He painted a number of large works for the churches, the best of which are at Borgo San Lorenzo, near Florence, representing St. Francis Receiving the Stigmata, and the Conception of the Virgin. He died in 1649. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.

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