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Alfredo Volpi

 (1896 - 1988)
Alfredo Volpi was active/lived in Brazil.  Alfredo Volpi is known for landscape, religious and cultural genre painting.

Biography   Alfredo Volpi


Son of humble Italian immigrants, Alfredo Volpi arrived in Brazil before turning two years old.  He settled in São Paulo and lived in the district of Cambuci for many years.  He started his professional and artistic life as a wall decorator and became one of the most renowned Brazilian artists.

Introspective and of few words, he did not finish elementary school. He used to say: "(…) I have never joined any movement. (...) I started making ink blots. (...) To tell the truth I did not even know what impressionism meant. I just wanted to paint". These statements explain aspects of his life and work.

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