Francesco Hayez (Italian: [franˈtʃesko ˈaːjets]; 10 February 1791 – 21 December 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.
Born: February 10, 1791; Venice, Italy Places are defined in terms of modern geography.
Died: December 21, 1882; Milan, Italy Places are defined in terms of modern geography.
- Nationality: Italian Art Movement: Romanticism
- Field: painting Influenced on: Domenico Induno Pupils: Domenico Induno
- Art institution: Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Brera Academy), Milan, Italy