This Day in Jewish History 1920: Notoriously Dissolute Artist Modigliani Dies, Aged Just 35

'Hello, I am Jewish': 'Dedo' Modigliani only turned fully to painting when too debilitated to continue to sculpt.

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On January 24, 1920, sculptor, painter and notoriously dissolute bad boy of the Paris art world Amedeo Modigliani died, at the tender age of 35.