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Modigliani : a life

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Modigliani settled in Paris in 1906 and died there at the age of thirty-five. A commercial and critical failure in his lifetime, his work now seems the most accessible and appealing of the modern era. But the details of his dramatic life and tormented character remain largely unknown. This vivid biography illuminates Modigliani's Jewish-Italian background and temperament; his intellectual influences; his intense  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Amedeo Modigliani; Amedeo Modigliani; Amedeo Modigliani; Amedeo Modigliani; Amedeo Modigliani
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
ISBN: 0151011788 9780151011780
OCLC Number: 61479589
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Livorno childhood, 1884-1899 --
Italian journey, 1900-1905 --
Down and out in Paris, 1906-1908 --
Aristocrat in rags, 1906-1908 --
Carving direct, 1909-1910 --
Artificial paradise, 1911-1912 --
Jews in Paris, 1913 --
Wild colonial girl, 1914-1916 --
Inner eye, 1915-1916 --
Simone and Jeanne, 1917-1918 --
Beyond pleasure, 1916-1918 --
Light in Nice, 1918-1919 --
Soul's midnight, 1920.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Meyers.
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In 1920, at the age of just 35, Amedeo Modigliani - serial lover, alcoholic, drug addict, and TB sufferer - died in squalor in Paris. This work describes the squalor Modigliani fantastically endured,  Read more...

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