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CASORATI, Felice (1883 - 1963), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASORATI, Felice (1883 - 1963), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 4 December 1883, in Novara (Piedmont); died 1 March 1963, in Turin.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Figure compositions, urban landscapes, landscapes with figures, figures, portraits, still-lifes.

Symbolism, Pittura Metafisica (Metaphysical Painting), Novecento Italiano, Magic Realism.

[not available online]Felice Casorati was the son of an officer. Though he studied law at Padua, he also studied music and painting. He first

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