[ moh-dee-lee-ah-nee, moh-deel-yah-; Italian maw-dee-lyah-nee ]
/ moʊˌdi liˈɑ ni, ˌmoʊ dilˈyɑ-; Italian ˌmɔ diˈlyɑ ni /
A·me·de·o [ah-me-de-aw], /ˌɑ mɛˈdɛ ɔ/, 1884–1920, Italian painter and sculptor in France.
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How to use Modigliani in a sentence
Schaeffer remembers his father squirming when Pat Robertson talked about burning a reproduction of a nude by Modigliani.
A natural-born actor, Amedeo Modigliani, nude or clothed, but ever handsome—"How beautiful he was, my God, how beautiful!"
She glided over the tile floor like a gazelle and had a face that Amedeo Modigliani would have died for.
He loved early 20th-century paintings, especially by Modigliani, Picasso, Leger, and Rouault.
British Dictionary definitions for Modigliani
/ (Italian modiʎˈʎaːni) /
Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo). 1884–1920, Italian painter and sculptor, noted esp for the elongated forms of his portraits
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