(1881 - 1959)
Benvenuto Benvenuti was active/lived in Italy. Benvenuto Benvenuti is known for bucolic landscape painting, graphics.
Biography Benvenuto Benvenuti
Born in Leghorn, after having received the first teachings from Lorenzo Cecchi at the Art and Trade school, around 1897 Benvenuti began to get closer to the Macchiaioli circles, taking an interest above all in the Adolfo Tommasi painting. His interest for the pointillism dates back to 1899 and became more specific in 1903 thanks to the essential meeting with the Milanese painter Vittore Grubicy, the main theoretician and popularizer of the new technique, of whom Benvenuti became the most persevering pupil, going regularly to Milan from 1905 until 1920, year of Grubicy's death.
The artist's very personal way of testing the pointillist technique got therefore defined at the beginning of the century, nourished by Grubicy's s
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