Francia


Francia
/frahn"see euh/; Sp. /frddahn"syah/, n.
José Gaspar Rodríguez de /haw se" gahs pahrdd" rddaw dhrddee"ges dhe/, ("El Supremo"), 1766-1840, Paraguayan political leader: dictator 1814-40.

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▪ Italian artist
original name  Francesco di Marco di Giacomo Raibolini  
born 1450, Bologna [Italy]
died Jan. 5, 1517/18, Bologna
 Italian Renaissance artist and the major Bolognese painter of the late 15th century. He is considered one of the initiators of the Renaissance style in Bologna. He was much influenced by such Ferrarese painters as Lorenzo Costa, Francesco del Cossa, and Ercole de' Roberti, but his later works clearly show the influence of the Umbrians, Perugino, and Raphael. Francia's mature style is seen in such works as his “Assumption” (1504) with its gentle landscape filled with picturesque rock formations and delicate trees in the Umbrian manner and elongated figures that recall those of Costa. Although a large number of repetitious Madonnas were produced in his workshop—e.g., “The Madonna and Child and Two Angels” (Alte Pinakothek, Munich)—a few portraits, such as the “Portrait of Federico Gonzaga as a Boy” (1510; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City), reveal his most personal style, which has been called excessively refined.

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