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LIONNI, Leo (1910 - 1999), Painter, collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIONNI, Leo (1910 - 1999), Painter, collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 5 May 1910, in Amsterdam; died 1999.

Painter, collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator.

Leo Lionni took a diploma in economics at the University of Genoa in 1935. In 1939 he emigrated to the USA, where he worked as a designer and was granted American nationality in 1945. From 1947 to 1949 he lived in Europe, painting and exhibiting. Back

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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