“In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura” at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

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A completely illustrated scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition, which is underwritten by Christie's. The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. 124 Raymond Ave Box 703. Poughkeepsie, NY 12604. (845) 437-5632. Admission is free and open to the public. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

Francesco de Mura (1696-1782) could be termed the last great painter of the Baroque and Rococo periods. Active in Naples, his work included elaborate illusionistic palace and church decorations depicted in bursts of confectionary colors as well as smaller portraits, biblical, and historical paintings.

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