(1827 - 1914)
Luigi Bianchi was active/lived in Italy. Luigi Bianchi is known for portrait, genre and historical theme painting.
Biography Luigi Bianchi
Luigi Bianchi was born in Milan in 1827. When he reached adulthood he enrolled with the Faculty of Law; however, he had to stop studying because he enlisted in the Wars of Independence. After the war he began studying at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera under Francesco Hayez.
He traveled extensively all over Italy with the aim of getting to know other artistic styles and of broadening his knowledge, spending most time in Rome. It was presumably as a result of his training at the Academy that he developed a love of Romantic ideology preferring subjects such as portraits, genre paintings, historical scenes and customs.
In 1861 he won a prize with the painting Alla vigilia della liberazione (On the Ev
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