It was said that Jeane Hebuterne, model and mistress of Amadeo Modigliani (the painter fondly known to his friends as 'Dedo' was so devoted to her lover that she would spend her last few lire buying him his favourite drink, 'Pallini's Assenzio', without which he feared the loss of his artistic inspiration.
Nicola Pallini, who owned fields of star anise, and artemesia absinthium plants in Abruzzi, was also a famous distiller and named his Assenzio 'Dedo' in honour of Modigliani, perhaps the greatest Italian artist of the age.
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