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date: 12 July 2020

Santomaso, Giuseppelocked


Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Venice; died 1990.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, lithographer, illustrator, potter. Murals.

Groups: Corrente, Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, Otto Pittori Italiani.

After studying at the academy of fine art in Venice, Giuseppe Santomaso travelled to Holland in 1937, where he discovered Van Gogh, and then to Paris where, particularly at the Exposition Internationale, he came into contact with many of the movements of the artistic avant-garde. He was much impressed by Picasso's ...

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