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AMARAL, Tarsila do, or da (1886 - 1973), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMARAL, Tarsila do, or da (1886 - 1973), Painter, illustrator

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Brazilian, 20th century, female.

Born 1886, in Capivari (São Paulo); died 1973, in São Paulo.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes.

Tarsila do Amaral was a student of Pedro Alexandrino and M. E. Renard. She worked in Paris from 1920 to 1923, along with Lhote and Léger, discovering Cubism, Constructivism and Surrealism. She was the wife of the poet Andrade. Waldemar George introduced her to the Parisian

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