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Cy Twombly

AKA Edwin Parker Twombly, Jr.

Born: 25-Apr-1928
Birthplace: Lexington, VA
Died: 5-Jul-2011
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Abstract Expressionist, scribbler

Military service: US Army (cryptographer)

Father: Edwin Parker Twombly (MLB player, b. 15-Jun-1897, d. 3-Dec-1974)
Boyfriend: Robert Rauschenberg (artist)
Wife: Baroness Tatiana Franchetti (m. 1959, one son)
Son: Cyrus Alessandro Twombly (b. 1959)
Girlfriend: Nicola Del Roscio (together 1964-2010)

    High School: Lexington High School, Lexington, VA (1946)
    High School: Darlington School in Rome, GA
    Conservatory: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (attended 1948-49)
    University: Washington and Lee University (attended 1949-50)
    Conservatory: Art Students League (attended 1950-51)
    University: Black Mountain College (attended 1951-52)
    Teacher: Southern Seminary and Junior College (1955-56)

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