10 Works, Today, January 6th is Baldassare Verazzi’s day, his story illustrated #005

Baldassare Verazzi (1819-1886)
Detail; An episode of the five days of Milan in 1848, before 1886

Oil on canvas
Museo del Risorgimento, Milan

Baldassare Verazzi (6 January 1819–18 January 1886) was born in Caprezzo, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont. He studied at the Academy of Brera at Milan from 1833 to 1842, then under the Venetian Romantic painter Francesco Hayez (1791–1882) in 1851, and participated in several exhibitions in Turin and Milan…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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