(1907 - 1985)
Pierre Ambrogiani was active/lived in France, Italy. Pierre Ambrogiani is known for expressionist landscape, portrait and still-life painting.
Biography from the Archives of askART
An expressionist painter in bright colors of portraits, landscapes and
still life, Pierre Ambrogiani was most noted for landscape and harbor
scenes, in oranges and reds, especially of the countryside along the
Mediterranean Sea. Ambrogiani also did engravings.
Biography from Cotai Fine Art
He was self taught but by age 30 had his first exhibition, which was in
Marseilles, France. In 1946, he had an exhibition of his work in
Paris, and the following year in New York City. A retrospective
of his work was held in Marseilles in 1973, and shortly after that he
was disabled by disease.
He died in 1985, age 81.
A self-taught artist, Pierre Ambrogiani drew with dexterity. His friends (M.
Pagnol, J. Giono, R. Charmet, A. Verdet, R. Barotte, ...) were
unanimous to speak about his intense work filled with luminosity.
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He participated in major exhibitions: Paris (1946), New York (1947),
... and was very often rewarded - Peintres Témoins de leur temps (Grand
Prix 1967), - Prix du Gemmail en 1968 (consacré "Peintre de Lumière") -
Prix international (Menton 1951). In 1973, the city of Marseille
organized a jubilee exhibition to great his fifty year long career.
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