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Antonio Ligabue
Birth: Dec. 18, 1899
Zurich
Zürich, Switzerland
Death: May 27, 1965
Gualtieri
Provincia di Reggio Emilia
Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Italian painter "The different man", deemed mad, but with great artistic genius - His works have never been shown in the U.S. Born in San Gatlo, Switzerland to Italian immigrant farmers, his  childhood was one of misery and poor health which left him with many psychiatric problems. At the age of twenty, he returned to his father's birthplace of Gualtieri, Italy. Here he lived his life as a vagabond painting from his memories as a child reflecting the farm world from where he came. He was constantly in and out of psychiatric hospitals. From his tormented mind came an endless creation of paintings populated by wild beasts, snakes, wild and domestic animals in the countryside or exotic forests. Suffering from an assortment of ailments including alcoholism, always in poor health, at the age of 66, he died in Gualtieri, Sicily, an area he never ventured far from during his entire adult life.  (bio by: Paul S.) 
 
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Gualtieri Cemetery
Gualtieri
Provincia di Reggio Emilia
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
 
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Record added: Sep 14, 2002
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Feb. 19, 2014
Remembering you today, Antonio...
- Mary
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013

- Remembered ~*~ Angels
 Added: Mar. 25, 2013
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