This extraordinary artist lived and was educated in his early years and youth in Livorno, in the culturally varied context of a multicultural city with so many different facets.
Understanding this background and the fascinating family story is an important key to learning about Modigliani and his art, but is also a colourful journey into the little-known reality of a city with a very interesting past. In addition to increasing your knowledge about the artist, learning about the “young Modigliani” will therefore take us on a journey of discovery into an unknown, compelling world.
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The Livorno genius’ home and family
A city with a unique history
The Jewish "Nation"
The Modigliani and Garsin families, merchants and adventurers
The young Modigliani's apprenticeship
The post-Macchiaioli literary café
"Modigliani and his Montparnasse adventure"