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 Giovanni Giacometti  (1868 - 1933)

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Lived/Active: Switzerland/France      Known for: late impressionist painting, drawing

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BIOGRAPHY for Giovanni Giacometti
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Birth
1868 (Stampa, Switzerland)
 
Death
1933 (Waadt, Switzerland)

Lived/Active
Switzerland/France


Self portrait - SELF PORTRAIT, 1924
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


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late impressionist painting, drawing

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Giovanni Giacometti was born in Stampa, the Grisans on March 7th, 1868.  Encouraged by his teacher, the young Giacometti entered on the artistic career and moved to Munich in 1886 to attend the school of arts and crafts.  There Giacometti met Cuno Amiet, who became his close friend and with whom he studied the works of the French Impressionists.  Supported by his parents, Giacometti moved along with Amiet to Paris in 1888.  He went to the spring Salon, where he was deeply imp (showing 500 of 3328 characters).



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