Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) was born in Livorno, from Sephardic Jews. His father is an impoverished money changer, there are cases of depression in the family, a brother is imprisoned. Mined by the tbc since he was a child, he is stubborn, independent, very good at drawing, he becomes a pupil of Guglielmo Micheli and knows Giovanni Fattori and Silvestro Lega.

He spends most of his life in Paris, a melting pot of culture, home to all experiments and avant-gardes. Here Amedeo embodies the icon of the cursed artist, living first in Montmatre and then in Montparnasse, coming into contact with…