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Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was an Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for paintings and sculptures in a modern style characterized by mask-like faces and elongation of form. He died in Paris of tubercular meningitis, exacerbated by poverty, overwork and addiction to alcohol and narcotics. Posted…

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Grave of the artist Raphael inside the Pantheon. Burying folks inside was apparently in back then. The inscription reads, "Ille hic est Raffael, timuit quo sospite vinci, rerum magna parens et moriente mori." "Here lies that famous Raphael by whom Nature feared to be conquered while he lived, and when he was dying, feared herself…