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
|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|
|Reclining Nude from the Back (Nu couche de dos)||1917||Oil on Canvas|