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Francesco Solimena (1657-1747 ) was a prolific Italian painter of the Baroque era, one of an established family of painters and draughtsmen. A typical example of the elaborately constructed allegorical "machines" of his early mature style, fully employing his mastery of chiaroscuro, is the Allegory of Rule (1690) from the Stroganoff collection.   more from wikipedia »