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BOCCIONI, Umberto (1882 - 1916), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOCCIONI, Umberto (1882 - 1916), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 19 October 1882, in Reggio (Calabria); died 17 August 1916, in Sorte, near Verona.

Painter, sculptor.


[not available online]After studying at the technical institute in Catania, Umberto Boccioni's family moved from one Italian city to another until Umberto decided, against his father's wishes, to settle in Rome in 1898 and study at the fine arts academy. He met Gino

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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