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GUTTUSO, Renato (1912 - 1987), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUTTUSO, Renato (1912 - 1987), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 2 January 1912, in Bagheria di Palermo, Sicily; died 18 January 1987, in Rome.

Painter (gouache), draughtsman. Figure compositions, still-lifes, landscapes.

Groups: Corrente, Fronte Nuovo delle Arti.

[not available online] [not available online]Renato Guttuso's father was a surveyor and a believer in socialist ideas. From his earliest years he spent his free time with Emilio Murdoko, whose workshop was opposite

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