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Giorgio Morandi
Nationality: 
italian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1890
Birth Place: 
Bologna
Death Date: 
1964
Death Place: 
Bologna
Painter and printmaker. Awarded first prize for Italian painting at the Venice Biennale in 1948. Simple, geometric still lifes of bottles, jars, and boxes were important contribution to the development of formalism in 20th century art.