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MODIGLIANI, Amedeo (1884 - 1920), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MODIGLIANI, Amedeo (1884 - 1920), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1906 in France.

Born 12 July 1884, in Livorno; died 24 January 1920, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, portraits.

Amedeo Modigliani was born into a middle-class Jewish family and was the brother of Eugenio Modigliani, who later became the leader of the Italian socialist workers’ party prior to the rise of fascism. Modigliani suffered from poor

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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