American painter, portrait artist and muralist whose best-known works include "Portrait of Madame X" and "El Jaleo."
He showed a childhood interest in art and often copied the drawings he found in "The Illustrated London News."
His "Portrait of Madame X" was so controversial that it derailed his portraiture career in Paris.
He was born in Italy to American expatriate parents.
He and fellow artist, Michelangelo Buonarroti, were both born in Italy.
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