(1892 - 1971)
Emilio Pettoruti was active/lived in Argentina. Emilio Pettoruti is known for painting.
Biography Emilio Pettoruti
Emilio Pettoruti (1892-1971)
He departed the port of Buenos Aires for Italy on August
7, 1913, setting out on what would be a deeply stimulating, eleven-year
encounter with the European avant-garde. Leaving the "land of my
parents and of all of my ancestors," he reminisced in his
autobiography, he sailed first to Rio de Janeiro--where he "went from
one surprise to another, as someone opening his eyes to a magical
world"--and then on to Dakar before disembarking at Genoa a month
Pettoruti settled first in Florence, where he stayed until
1917, and then sojourned briefly in Rome before establishing himself in
Milan, which became his primary base until his return to Argentina in
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