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SCHENDEL, Mira (1919 - 1988), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHENDEL, Mira (1919 - 1988), Painter

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Swiss, 20th century, female.

Active from 1949 active in Brazil.

Born 1919, in Zurich; died 1988.


Mira Schendel was born in Zurich to a Jewish Czech father and an Italian Catholic mother, and she spent her childhood in Milan, where she studied art and philosophy. In 1946 she emigrated to Brazil, settling first in Porto Allegre and in 1953 in São Paulo.

After the 1960s, and while

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