He was famous because of the nude painting and portraits. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by elongation of faces, necks, and figures that were not received well during his lifetime but later found acceptance.
Born to a bourgeois family in Italy, he later shunned his academic upbringing and willingly devolved into a poverty stricken vagabond. This Jewish Italian man had a contact with other prominent artists too such as Constantin Brâncusi and Pablo Picasso. Our artists start with a blank canvas and paint each and every brushstroke by hand to re-create all the beauty and details found in the original work of art. Christina by Amedeo Modigliani is a 100% hand-painted oil painting reproduction on canvas painted by one of our professional artists. Amedeo Modigliani was the epitome of a tragic artist. Save 50-75% and Free Shipping on Christina painting reproductions. Christina by Amedeo Modigliani - Giclee Reproduction Print - Wall Art - Home Decor - Blue - Expressionist Painting - Blue Decor Exceptional art prints of Christina by Modigliani. Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (Italian pronunciation: [ameˈdɛːo modiʎˈʎaːni]; 12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) was an Italian Jewish painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers: auctioneers of art, pictures, collectables and motor cars Bonhams : Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) Christina 80 x 69 cm.