Francesco Hayez

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Style: Romanticism;Orientalism

Place: Venice

Born: 1791

Death: 1881

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Francesco Hayez (Italian: [ˈaːjets] February 10, 1791 – December 21, 1881) was an Italian painter, the leading artist of Romanticism in mid-19th-century Milan, renowned for his grand historical paintings, political allegories and exceptionally fine portraits. Hayez came from a relatively poor family from Venice. His father was of French origin whi...