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Boldini, Giovanni

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1931 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters


1842 - Boldini was born in Ferrara, on the 31st of December, the son of a painter of religious subjects.

1862 - He went to Florence to study painting

         - He attained great success in London as a portraitist.

1872 - Boldini lived in Paris, where he became a friend of Edgar Degas.

1889 - Nominated commissioner of the Italian section of the Paris Exposition.

1931 - Received the Légion d'honneur.

         - Died in Paris on 11th of July.


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