In the Light of Naples: Francesco de Mura in America

| May 15, 2012

This lecture at the Italian Cultural Institute located at the Italian Embassy, will show some of the finest paintings in America by Francesco de Mura (1695-1782), the greatest artist of the late

Francesco De Mura: Charity

Francesco De Mura: Charity

Baroque in Naples. De Mura’s superb draftsmanship and luminous colors in harmonious compositions of religious subjects, intense portraits, and mythological scenes will be shown. In search of De Mura’s work, Dr. Arthur Blumenthal, director emeritus of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, created a virtual tour of the great museums of Boston, New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington, and elsewhere.

Violinist Leonid Sushansky will perform a musical prelude with pieces by Nicola Porpora and Antonio Vivaldi.

You must make a reservation  by May 18, 2012, at 2:00 pm,  to attend this lecture.

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Category: Arts & Culture, Italy

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