• Amedeo Clemente Modigliani. Born on this day in 1884

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    Amedeo Modigliani, 1919, Jeanne Hébuterne, oil on canvas, 91.4 x 73 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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    July 12, 1884. Amedeo Clemente Modigliani 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 elongation of faces, necks, and figures that were not received well during his lifetime but later found acceptance. In this image: Amedeo Modigliani, Reclining Nude , 1918, Private collection, Geneva.
    He lived his life according to Cocteau's famous saying...Ne t'attardes pas avec...
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