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Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

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Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (US: , Italian: [ameˈdɛːo modiʎˈʎaːni]; 12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) was an Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by a surreal elongation of faces, necks, and figures that were not received well during his lifetime, but later became much sought-after. Modigliani spent his youth in Italy, where he studied the art of antiquity and the Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amedeo Modigliani has received more than 2,631,179 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Amedeo Modigliani is the 34th most popular painter (up from 35th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 65th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Painter.

Amedeo Modigliani is a famous Italian painter who was born in 1884 and died in 1920. He is most famous for his portraits of women and his nudes.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 34 out of 1,421Before him are El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch, Edgar Degas, Jacques-Louis David, Jan van Eyck, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. After him are Marc Chagall, Gustave Courbet, Giotto, Joan Miró, Tintoretto, and René Magritte.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1884, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 3Before him are Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. After him are Isoroku Yamamoto, Hideki Tojo, Bronisław Malinowski, Edvard Beneš, Anton Drexler, İsmet İnönü, Édouard Daladier, Peter Debye, and Max Brod. Among people deceased in 1920, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 2Before him is Max Weber. After him are Wilhelm Wundt, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Eugénie de Montijo, Peter Carl Fabergé, Robert Peary, Alexander Kolchak, Max Bruch, Alexander of Greece, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Princess Margaret of Connaught.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 72 out of 4,668Before him are Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Vitruvius (-75), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Pope Pius XI (1857), Saint Valentine (226), and Pope Sylvester I (300). After him are Pope Gregory XIII (1502), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Livy (-59), Giorgio Vasari (1511), Pope Julius II (1443), and Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 7Before him are Michelangelo (1475), Raphael (1483), Caravaggio (1571), Sandro Botticelli (1445), Titian (1488), and Donatello (1386). After him are Giotto (1267), Tintoretto (1518), Masaccio (1401), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), and Paolo Veronese (1528).