Thumbs   Flat Style

Art History Browser \ Romanticism \ Francesco Hayez Gallery

Francesco Hayez (1791-1882 ) 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 while his mother, Chiara Torcella, was from Murano.   more from wikipedia »