Amedeo Modigliani

1884 - 1920

Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (Italian pronunciation: [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 1,967,898 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 35 out of 1,258Before him are Piet Mondrian, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Jan van Eyck, Edgar Degas, and Marc Chagall. After him are Giotto, Jacques-Louis David, Joan Miró, René Magritte, Masaccio, and Tintoretto.

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Among people born in 1884, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 2Before him is Harry S. Truman. After him are Isoroku Yamamoto, İsmet İnönü, Edvard Beneš, Bronisław Malinowski, Hideki Tojo, Eleanor Roosevelt, Édouard Daladier, Anton Drexler, Peter Debye, and Franz Halder. 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, Max Bruch, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Anders Zorn, and Alexander of Greece.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amedeo Modigliani ranks 69 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Pius XI (1857), Evangelista Torricelli (1608), Parmenides (-501), Brutus the Younger (-85), Vitruvius (-75), and Pope Pius IX (1792). After him are Gioachino Rossini (1792), Sophia Loren (1934), Lucrezia Borgia (1480), Antonio Stradivari (1644), Ötzi (-3345), and Livy (-59).

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), Masaccio (1401), Tintoretto (1518), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), and Fra Angelico (1400).

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