Pintura 1(Painting 1)

Simbolo do Orisha (Orisha Symbols)

1964
Rubem Valentim (Brazilian, 1922–1991)


Dimensions

60 x 40 cm (23 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1857

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Signed verso: RUBEM VALENTIM/(RIO DE JANEIRO - BRASIL)/PINTURA 1 - ROMA 1964/TEMPERA - OVO - TELA/ 0,60 x 0,40

Signed

Signed and dated, Roma, 1964 on reverse.

Provenance

1998, Casar Aché, Rio de Janeiro; 1998, sold by Aché 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