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us: Venturi, Lionello, 1885-1961

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    • us: ונטורי, לאון, 1885־1961
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1885-04-25
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1961-08-14
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Modena (Italy)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Rome (Italy)
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        • Organization: (naf) Università di Torino
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Università di Roma
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art, Renaissance
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Art historians
            (lcsh) Art critics
              (lcsh) College teachers
          • Sources

            • found: Author's Note sulla Galleria Borghese, 1909.
            • found: Botticelli, 2016: page 4 of jacket (Lionello Venturi (1885-1961) was a renowned Italian art historian and critic, and a specialist in Renaissance art. He was Professor of art history at the University of Turin and, later the University of Rome)
            • found: Wikipedia, August 9, 2016 (Lionello Venturi; Lionello Venturi (25 April 1885, Modena-14 August 1961, Rome) was an Italian historian and critic of art; he produced the first catalogue raisonné of Paul Cézanne; he was the son of art historian Adolfo Venturi; he became a specialist in the art of the Italian Renaissance, but was also interested in late 19th and early 20th century art; Venturi was appointed Professor of Art History at the University of Turin in 1919; though appointed his father's successor in the art history chair at the University of Rome in 1931, Venturi refused to swear allegiance to Benito Mussolini's regime in August 1931 and so was forced to resign from the university; he left Italy, initially moving to Paris, where he wrote, advised art dealers and museum curators, and produced the first catalogue raisonné of Paul Cézanne; after the establishment of the Vichy regime, he emigrated to the United States, living in New York City until 1945 and lecturing at a range of American universities; after the war he returned to Italy, taking up his chair in art history at Rome; his son was the historian Franco Venturi)
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