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Pedro Americo Passagem do chaco oil painting


Passagem do chaco
Painting ID::  70565
Pedro Americo
Passagem do chaco
1871 Oil on canvas 198 ?? 240 cm (77.95 ?? 94.49 in)

   
   
     

Pedro Americo The Night with the Genii of Study and Love oil painting


The Night with the Genii of Study and Love
Painting ID::  70566
Pedro Americo
The Night with the Genii of Study and Love
1886(1886) Oil on canvas 260 ?? 195 cm (102.36 ?? 76.77 in)

   
   
     

Pedro Americo Independence or Death oil painting


Independence or Death
Painting ID::  70567
Pedro Americo
Independence or Death
1888(1888) Oil on canvas 415 ?? 760 cm (163.39 ?? 299.21 in)

   
   
     

Pedro Americo Dead horse oil painting


Dead horse
Painting ID::  72029
Pedro Americo
Dead horse
1875(1875) Oil on canvas 40 X 51 cm (15.75 X 20.08 in)

   
   
     

Pedro Americo Passagem do chaco oil painting


Passagem do chaco
Painting ID::  72492
Pedro Americo
Passagem do chaco
1871 Oil on canvas 198 X 240 cm (77.95 X 94.49 in) cjr

   
   
     

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     Pedro Americo
     de Figueiredo e Melo (Areia, Brazil, 29 April 1843 - Florence, Italy, 7 October 1905) was one of the most important academic painters of Brazil. He was also a writer and a teacher. He moved to Rio de Janeiro in 1854, where he was granted a scholarship to study in the Academia Imperial de Belas Artes (Imperial Academy of Fine Arts). Later he furthered his studies in Europe, at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, being a pupil of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Hippolyte Flandrin and Carle-Horace Vernet, winning much praise for his paintings, and achieving the Doctorate in Sciences at the University of Brussels, in 1868. Returning to Brazil, he produced a great series of masterpieces, including one of the most well known works of art in Brazil: Independence or Death!, depicting the moment when Prince Peter declared the country independent from Portugal, a work that has illustrated History books for elementary schools in Brazil for decades. Living mostly in Florence, Italy but traveling extensively back and forth from Rio de Janeiro, Pedro Am??rico managed to work also as a lecturer and an art historian. He married Carlota de Ara??jo Porto-alegre (1844?C1918), daughter of painter and diplomat Manuel de Ara??jo Porto-alegre, and they had children. Knighted by the German Crown he was also Great Knight of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre. With the proclamation of the Republic in Brazil in 1889, he was elected a deputy of the National Assembly.

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     | Neuville, Alphonse de | BERRUGUETE, Pedro | BERCHEM, Nicolaes |


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