Francia, Domenico, b. Bologna (Italy), Oct. 19, 1702, d. Bologna (Italy), 1758, stage and architectural painter. From 1723 worked for the court and the nobility in Vienna (esp. stage painting). After 1748 participated in painting frescoes in Klosterneuburg, Herzogenburg and in the old university of Vienna. Returned to Bologna in 1756.
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