(1884 - 1920)
Amedeo Modigliani was active/lived in Italy, France. Amedeo Modigliani is known for elongated female figure painting.
Amadeo Modigliani was born in Livorno, Italy in July 1884. Both
sides of his family were Sephardic Jews. His father Flaminio was
an unsuccessful entrepreneur who had a small money-changing business,
and his mother Eugenia, by far the stronger personality of the two, ran
an experimental school. Thanks to his mother, the atmosphere of
the household was always unconventional. He was the baby in his
family and he was treated with special affection and favor. When
he wanted to throw over his studies to become a painter, they promptly
sent him to art school, first in Livorno and then in Florence and
Venice. He won a student prize and was highly praised. When he
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