Composition

provenance

Galerie Di Mateo, Parigi The Museum of Modern Art, New York, inventory no. 396.66 (donated by Walter Ross);
Private collection, The Netherlands

literature

“Vieira Da Silva”, Catalogue Raisonne, Skira, Milano, page 228, no.1158

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

b. 18.06.1908
Lisbon, Portugal

d. 06.03.1992
Paris, France

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva was born in Lisbon in 1908 and was a Portuguese-French artist. Although she was generally regarded as Portugal's greatest contemporary artist, Vieira da Silva spent six decades of her life in France, where she became a naturalised citizen in 1956. She received her artistic training at the Academia de Belas-Artes in Lisbon from the age of 11, and moved to Par . . .
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