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Cephalus and Aurora - Francesco Furini

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Cephalus and Aurora - Francesco Furini

Francesco Furini's Cephalus and Aurora

Photo © Ponce Museum of Art
Francesco Furini (1603–1646) was an Italian Baroque painter from Florence. A master of the sfumato style (which gives a veiled, misted look to the painting), his work focused on biblical and mythological themes. This painting is a good example of the sensual style for which he is known.

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