Ennio Morlotti (Lecco, September 21, 1910 - Milan, December 15, 1992) was an Italian painter. In 1917 Paul entered the high school Paolo Angelo Ballerini in Seregno where he will remain until 1922. From 1923 to maintain himself, he has to find the balance between work and artistic apprenticeship. At the begin he worked as an accountant at an oil mill, later to be used in a paint factory and then in a machine factory. Meanwhile, he studied ancient art in churches and museums and start to take an interest in contemporary art. In the year 1936, after completing his artistic maturity as a private at the Accademia di Brera, he leaves his job and enrolled at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence under the guidance of Felice Carena. He studied Masaccio, Giotto, Piero della Francesca. In 1937 he stayed briefly in Paris where he could get in touch with the great figures of European art, from Cézanne to Fauvism to Expressionism of Soutine and Rouault. At the Exposition Universelle de Paris he saw the work of Picasso, Guernica, remaining highly impressed. Upon his return to Italy he moved to Milan and enrolled at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. In 1939 he joined the group of painters di Corrente together with Ernesto Treccani, Renato Guttuso, Renato Birolli and Bruno Cassinari, revealing soon to be the most extremist of the group. After a second stay in Paris in 1947, attended the New Front of the arts, and after the split, he joined with Birolli and Cassinari the Grouppo degli Otto of Lionello Venturi. The subjects of his predilection are landscapes, still lifes and figure studies.