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Pietro Annigoni

(1910-1988), Painter

Sitter in 32 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Pietro Annigoni was an Italian portrait and fresco painter. He studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence. An exhibition in 1950 at Wildenstein & Co., London, introduced Annigoni's work to the English public, with whom he remained popular. He based his style on Leonardo da Vinci and Titian, working in tempera and oil to simulate old-master oils, or pen-and-ink to imitate silverpoint.

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Odette Marie Céline Hallowes (née Brailly), by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 6932

Odette Marie Céline Hallowes (née Brailly)

by Pietro Annigoni
ink and tempera on thick paper prepared with gesso, 1961
NPG 6932

Queen Elizabeth II, by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 4830

Queen Elizabeth II

by Pietro Annigoni
chalk and coloured washes, 1969
NPG 4830

Queen Elizabeth II, by Pietro Annigoni - NPG 4706

Queen Elizabeth II

by Pietro Annigoni
tempera grassa on paper on panel, 1969
On display at Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Australia
NPG 4706


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