Amedeo Modigliani was a controversial Italian painter and sculptor whose most notable works include Jeanne Hébuterne in Red Shawl, Nu couché (also known Red Nude or Reclining Nude) and Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress. He died suddenly in 1920 of tuberculous meningitis. He was 35 years old.
He and his common-law wife Jeanne Hébuterne had a daughter named Jeanne in 1918.
He was Jewish.
He was notorious for his heavy drinking and drug use.
His 1917 oil on canvas painting Nu couché is not only regarded as one of the most exhibited paintings in the world but it is also one of the most expensive paintings ever sold having sold for $170,405,000 in 2015.
A day after his death, his utterly distraught 21-year-old common law wife Jeanne Hébuterne, who was pregnant with their child, committed suicide by throwing herself out of a fifth-floor apartment window.
was a famous Italian painter and sculptor,
who was born on
July 12, 1884. As a person born on this date, Amedeo Modigliani is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 12) and the 5th most popular for the year (1884).
People born on July 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Amedeo Modigliani is the 440th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Amedeo Modigliani's birthday, Amedeo Modigliani is the 51st most famous Italian.
In general, Amedeo Modigliani ranks as the 5299th
most popular famous person, and the 42nd most popular painter of all time.
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