(1824 - 1904)
Cristiano Banti was active/lived in Italy. Cristiano Banti is known for landscape, religious and historical painting.
Biography Cristiano Banti
A very important figure in the Italian XIX Century painting, Cristiano Banti received a neo-classical education at the Art Institute of Siena, where he studied under the guidance of Francesco Cenci.
In 1848 he won the triennal competition with the painting Domenico Mecherino figlio di Pacio colono trovato a disegnare le pecore dal suo padrone Beccafumi (Domenico Mecherino, son of Pacio the farmer when he was found painting the sheep by his master Beccafumi). The planning out and the emphasis on colour of this work, which reminds of Giuseppe Bezzuoli, show that the young Banti's interests were far away from the Siena Academy. In 1851 he painted a San Rocco (Saint Rocco) for the collegiate church of Santa Croce sull
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