Hayez Art

My gallery is a collection of various arts by Francesco Hayez. He mostly painted religious masterpieces but found himself painting portraits of other people as well. Hayez lived in the 1800s and painted as apart of the Romanticism movement where he was known for his depictions of history and political allegories.

Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene Kneeling and Weeping, Francesco Hayez, 1827, From the collection of: Museo Diocesano Milano
This painting depicts Mary Magdalene crying and the feet of Jesus Christ. I chose this art piece because of its high emotional value and concise art detail.
Pope Urban II Preaching the First Crusade in the Square of Clermont, Francesco Hayez, 1835/1835, From the collection of: Fondazione Cariplo
This piece of art depicts a frantic motion of people scurrying away, which brings the attention to the background I chose this work because in the midst of this chaos, a love scene is drawn.
The Last Meeting between Jacopo Foscari and his Family Before Being Sent into Exile, Francesco Hayez, 1838/1840, From the collection of: Fondazione Cariplo
This artwork depicts Jacopo meeting with his family before being exile. I chose this artwork because of the detail and expression of astonishment and sadness on the faces.
Valenza Gradenigo before the Inquisition, Francesco Hayez, 1835/1835, From the collection of: Fondazione Cariplo
This artwork depicts Valenza Gradenigo before the inquisition. I chose this art work because Hayez drew composition lines to direct attention to the ghostly white woman being held by the man.
The Death of Abradatas, Francesco Hayez, 1813/1813, From the collection of: Fondazione Cariplo
This artwork depicts the death of Abradatas. I chose this piece because of the vibrant colors and the zig zag like omposition lines that direct the viewer from the background to the foreground
Portrait of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli, Francesco Hayez, 1851, From the collection of: Museo Poldi Pezzoli
This artwork is a portrait of Gian Pezzoli. I chose this artwork because it depicts the man to be content and strong. With the light behind his shoulders, helps define the lines of his body.
Self-portrait with Tiger and Lion, Francesco Hayez, 1831, From the collection of: Museo Poldi Pezzoli
This artwork depicts Hayez with a lion and a tiger. I chose this artwork because it shows Hayez being fearless with a sense of strength because of the giant cats.
Self Portrait in a Group of Friend, Francesco Hayez, 1827, From the collection of: Museo Poldi Pezzoli
In this artwork, Hayez painted a friend of his surrounded by people. I chose this piece because the painting depicts his friend in a group of men. The friend is center of attention.
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