Italian painterDied when: 94 years 326 days (1138 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Francesco Podesti (21 March 1800 – 10 February 1895) was an Italian painter, active in a Romantic style.Together with Francesco Hayez and Giuseppe Bezzuoli, he is considered one of the greatest Italian painters of the first half of the 19th century.
He was prolific in his large canvases on historical subjects.He is best known for his fresco work, including those in the Hall of the Immacolata in the Vatican Museum.
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