Giorgio Morandi

Giorgio Morandi

Name Giorgio Morandi
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1890-07-20
Place of Birth Bologna,
Age 73 yrs
Death Date 1964-06-18
Birth Sign Cancer

About Giorgio Morandi

Best known for his still-life paintings of bottles, bowls, vases, landscapes, and flowers. Illustrated Vincenzo Cardarelli’s “Il sole a picco” in 1929.

Early Life Experience of Giorgio Morandi

He studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna from 1907 until 1913. He taught himself how to sketch by studying Rembrandt.

Trivia Info

He painted two oil paintings that were selected by President Obama to be a part of the White House collection.

Family Life and Relationship

He was born to Andrea Morandi and Maria Maccaferri who were residing in Bologna. He grew up with four siblings. The family moved around a great deal, even after his father died in 1909.

Close Associates

He was influenced by Paul Cezanne, André Derain, and Pablo Picasso.

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