July 12 is the birth date of Italian Jewish artist and sculptor Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (Livorno, 12 July 1884 – Paris, 24 January 1920), whose life was unforgivably short but enriched with magic of art and dignity of style.Style sustainability

Young Amedeo Modigliani. Source: Google
His modern portraits and nudes with elongated faces and figures did not get a fair reception during his lifetime.

Modigliani. Source: Google
Today those are scintillating art pieces worth tens of millions each and hosted by the Sotheby’s and Christie’s and accommodated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Modigliani’s portrait “Jeanne Hébuterne (au foulard)”. She was the artist’s ill-fated companion and muse and committed suicide in 1920 the day after his death. The painting was sold in 1996 at Sotheby’s for £ 38,5 million. Source: Google
Modi (as friends used to call him) was a young strong man with a beautiful Roman head, absolutely perfect features and shining, jet-black hair, which usually was tousled.

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