Amedeo Modigliani Biography and Artwork

Amedeo Modigliani was a prominent Italian painter and sculptor born on July 12, 1884, in Livorno, Italy. He developed a unique modern style, known for his surreal elongation of faces, necks, and figures. This distinct style was influenced by his strong Jewish heritage inherited from his family.

Modigliani pursued art with encouragement from others and went on to study in Florence and Venice. Despite not being celebrated during his lifetime for his work, he achieved great acclaim after his death for his contributions to the art world.

Throughout his life, Modigliani suffered from various illnesses that impacted both his personal life and artistic career; however, this did not stop him from working towards achieving greatness. His daughter Jeanne Modigliani continued her father’s legacy as a historian of Jewish art and wrote a biography on him.

Amedeo Modigliani passed away on January 24th, 1920 in Paris at the young age of thirty-five. Despite the brevity of Modigliani’s time on earth as an artist and individual alike, he left behind lasting impressions through thought-provoking pieces that continue to garner appreciation to date.

All Amedeo Modigliani Artwork on Artchive

Artwork Name Year Medium
Reclining Nude from the Back (Nu couche de dos) 1917 Oil on Canvas
The Servant Girl (la Jeune Bonne) c. 1918 Oil On Canvas
Portrait Of Jeane Hebuterne Seated In Profile 1918 Oil On Canvas
Girl With A Polka-dot Blouse 1919 Oil On Canvas
Portrait Of Paul Guillaume 1916 Oil On Board Laid Down On Cradled Panel
Portrait Of Jeane Hebuterne, Left Arm Behind Head 1919 Oil On Canvas
Elena Pavlowski 1917 Oil On Canvas
Jeanne Hebuterne with White Collar 1919 Oil on Canvas
Juan Gris c. 1915 Oil on Canvas
Woman of Algiers 1917 Oil on Canvas
Portrait of Max Jacob 1916 Oil on Canvas
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