O Incêndio (Fire)

1973
Maria Auxiliadora da Silva (Brazilian, 1935–1974)


Dimensions

38.1 x 54.9 cm (15 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1855

Medium or Technique

Oil and mixed media (including hair) on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Signed lower left: M. AUXILIADORA SILVA/S. PAULO/73

Provenance

Private collection, Brazil. Dan Galeria, São Paolo; sold by Dan Galeria to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011, sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund and Charles H. Bayley Fund