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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 Jewish 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 2,129,626 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Amedeo Modigliani is the 35th most popular painter, the 65th most popular biography from Italy (up from 69th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian 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 35 out of 1,428Before him are Hieronymus Bosch, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Edgar Degas, Marc Chagall, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. After him are Jacques-Louis David, Giotto, René Magritte, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Joan Miró, and Masaccio.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 65 out of 4,088Before him are Evangelista Torricelli (1608), Pope John XXIII (1881), Guglielmo Marconi (1874), Fibonacci (1170), Livy (-59), and Saint Valentine (226). After him are Giotto (1267), Antonio Stradivari (1644), Zeno of Elea (-490), Brutus the Younger (-85), Pope Julius II (1443), and Giorgio Vasari (1511).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 7Before him are Michelangelo (1475), Raphael (1483), Caravaggio (1571), Sandro Botticelli (1445), Donatello (1386), and Titian (1488). After him are Giotto (1267), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Masaccio (1401), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Tintoretto (1518), and Andrea del Verrocchio (1435).