Giorgio Morandi

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Giorgio Morandi
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Born(1890-07-20)July 20, 1890
Bologna, Italy
DiedJune 18, 1964(1964-06-18) (aged 73)
Bologna, Italy
NationalityItalian
EducationAccademia di Belle Arti, Bologna
Known forPainting, printmaking
MovementMetaphysical art, futurism, modern realism

Giorgio Morandi (July 20, 1890 – June 18, 1964) was an Italian painter and printmaker who specialized in still life. His paintings are noted for their tonal subtlety in depicting apparently simple subjects, which were limited mainly to vases, bottles, bowls, flowers and landscapes.