* 1888 Florenz
† 1971 Meudon
Alberto Magnelli was born on July 1, 1888, in Florence. Magnelli went to Paris at the age of 26. There he met Pablo Picasso and Fernand Léger. As a painter, Magnelli was self-taught and later focused intensively on abstract painting. He attained a well respected mastery of his skills and style. Magnelli took part in the documenta in Kassel in 1955 and 1959. The artist died on April 20, 1971, in Meudon.