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BUZZATI, Dino (1906 - 1972), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BUZZATI, Dino (1906 - 1972), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1906; died 1972.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, writer.

Buzzati, who wrote the novel The Tartar Steppe, and collections of short stories, notably Le K, revealed a very original talent in his paintings. His works, frequently inspired by his favourite themes of fantasy, optimistic or black humour and eroticism, plunged the viewer into a world lying somewhere between dreams and the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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