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Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini

Argentina • Born in: 1907

Contemporary Women Surrealists

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Leonor Fini is an Argentinean artist, of Italian origin born in 1908 in Buenos Aires.

She spent her childhood in Italy, homeland of her mother, and never met her father as he passed away early. Her maternal bourgeoisie family was very knowledgeable, and allowed her to grow up in an environment, ideal for creation and art.

Leonor Fini began painting at the age of 17, and left her family to settle down in Milan.

In 1937, she moved to Paris and became friends with André Breton and his group of surrealists. The latter made the young woman discover movement theories, and this inspired her paintings.

She also met Georges Bataille, Max Ernst, Paul Eluard and Victor Brauner, with whom she became friends.

In 1946, she met the Italian diplomat, Stanislao Lepri and fell in love with him. He joined her in Paris and they lived together under Lepri passed away.

Despite her relations and influences, Leonor Fini retained her artistic independence, exploring various universes herself.

The artist addresses themes like celebration, eroticism, youth and cruelty...Women are the main focus of her work, they look like enchanting seducers but also angelic priestesses.

Leonor Fini has created several portraits of her friends, especially those with whom she likes spending time, but also of famous people.

She also worked in theasers, as a costume designer and decorator.

The artist participated in more than 45 personal and collective exhibitions in Europe. Several poets and writers are inspired by her character and her work for their writing, and nine movies were dedicated to her story.

Leonor Fini passed away in a hospital in the Parisian region, in 1996.

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Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, Le fouet, Fine Art Drawings

Leonor Fini

Le fouet, 1968 14.2 x 9.8 x 0.4 inch Fine Art Drawings

$3,111

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, La Fanfarlo 8, Print

Leonor Fini

La Fanfarlo 8, 1968 14.6 x 11 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Portrait of Ariane Lancell, Print

Leonor Fini

Portrait of Ariane Lancell, 1981 24 x 18 x 1 inch Print

$1,500

Leonor Fini, Carmilla, Print

Leonor Fini

Carmilla, 1985 13.8 x 12.2 x 0.1 inch Print

$1,456

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 13, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 13, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 5, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 5, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Le secret, Print

Leonor Fini

Le secret, 1976 19.7 x 25.6 x 0 inch Print

$228

Leonor Fini, Légarée, Print

Leonor Fini

Légarée, 1976 19.7 x 26 inch Print

$228

Leonor Fini, Les Vertueuses, Print

Leonor Fini

Les Vertueuses, 1976 19.7 x 25.6 inch Print

$228

Leonor Fini, Le livre de Monelle 22, Print

Leonor Fini

Le livre de Monelle 22, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le livre de Monelle 8, Print

Leonor Fini

Le livre de Monelle 8, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 3, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 3, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 19, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 19, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 23, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 23, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 18, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 18, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 14, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 14, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 12, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 12, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 16, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 16, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 15, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 15, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 7, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 7, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 10, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 10, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Le Livre de Monelle 1, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Livre de Monelle 1, 1976 19.3 x 12.6 inch Print

$259

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 8, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 8, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 19, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 19, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 20, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 20, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 7, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 7, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 3, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 3, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Les petites filles modèles 16, Print

Leonor Fini

Les petites filles modèles 16, 1973 22 x 15 inch Print

$311

Leonor Fini, Le Concile d'Amour 3, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Concile d'Amour 3, 1972 25.8 x 20.1 inch Print

$404

Leonor Fini, Le Concile d'Amour 8, Print

Leonor Fini

Le Concile d'Amour 8, 1972 25.8 x 20.1 inch Print

$404

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Untitled, Print

Leonor Fini

Untitled, 1973 12.6 x 9.4 inch Print

$622

Leonor Fini, Sans titre, Print

Leonor Fini

Sans titre, 1976 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.1 inch Print

$124

Leonor Fini, Jeune fille nue assise, Print

Leonor Fini

Jeune fille nue assise, 1970 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch Print

$270

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, Deux femmes, Print

Leonor Fini

Deux femmes, 1983 21.7 x 28.7 inch Print

$1,244

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, Voyage, Print

Leonor Fini

Voyage, 1975 18.1 x 21.7 inch Print

$881

Leonor Fini, Femme, Print

Leonor Fini

Femme, 1983 21.7 x 28.7 inch Print

$1,244

Our recommendations Leonor Fini, La Fanfarlo 12, Print

Leonor Fini

La Fanfarlo 12, 1968 14.6 x 11 inch Print

$290

Leonor Fini, La ronde, Print

Leonor Fini

La ronde, 1976 19.7 x 25.6 inch Print

$228

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Who is the artist?

Leonor Fini is an Argentinean artist, of Italian origin born in 1908 in Buenos Aires.

She spent her childhood in Italy, homeland of her mother, and never met her father as he passed away early. Her maternal bourgeoisie family was very knowledgeable, and allowed her to grow up in an environment, ideal for creation and art.

Leonor Fini began painting at the age of 17, and left her family to settle down in Milan.

In 1937, she moved to Paris and became friends with André Breton and his group of surrealists. The latter made the young woman discover movement theories, and this inspired her paintings.

She also met Georges Bataille, Max Ernst, Paul Eluard and Victor Brauner, with whom she became friends.

In 1946, she met the Italian diplomat, Stanislao Lepri and fell in love with him. He joined her in Paris and they lived together under Lepri passed away.

Despite her relations and influences, Leonor Fini retained her artistic independence, exploring various universes herself.

The artist addresses themes like celebration, eroticism, youth and cruelty...Women are the main focus of her work, they look like enchanting seducers but also angelic priestesses.

Leonor Fini has created several portraits of her friends, especially those with whom she likes spending time, but also of famous people.

She also worked in theasers, as a costume designer and decorator.

The artist participated in more than 45 personal and collective exhibitions in Europe. Several poets and writers are inspired by her character and her work for their writing, and nine movies were dedicated to her story.

Leonor Fini passed away in a hospital in the Parisian region, in 1996.

What are his 3 main works?

What is Leonor Fini’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Contemporary Women Surrealists

When was Leonor Fini born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1907