Georgina de Albuquerque

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Georgina de Albuquerque
Lucílio de Albuquerque - Retrato de Georgina de Albuquerque, 1907.jpg
Portrait of Georgina de Albuquerque by Lucílio de Albuquerque, 1907.
Born Georgina de Moura Andrade
(1885-02-04)February 4, 1885
Taubaté, São Paulo
Died August 29, 1962(1962-08-29) (aged 77)
Rio de Janeiro
Known for Impressionism
Spouse(s) Lucílio de Albuquerque

Georgina de Albuquerque (born Georgina de Moura Andrade) (b. Taubaté, São Paulo February 4, 1885 - d. Rio de Janeiro, August 29, 1962) was an Impressionist painter in Brazil.

She was known for her interest in female subjects. Her husband Lucílio was a noted painter in his own right and the two are strongly associated with each other.[1]

Training[edit]

De Albuquerque began her artistic training at the Colegio de Bom-Conselho in her native Taubaté.[2] In 1904, she began studying under Henrique Bernardelli at the National School of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro and later moved to Paris to study under Henri Royer at the Académie Julian.[2][3] She finished her training at the School of Fine Arts in Paris.[2]

Career[edit]

De Albuquerque became a professor at the National School of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro, in 1927.[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930-1945 By Daryle Williams, pg 263
  2. ^ a b c Martin, Percy Alvin (1940). Who's Who in Latin America: A Biographical Dictionary of the Outstanding Living Men and Women of Spanish America and Brazil. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 
  3. ^ "Georgina de Albuquerque". Enciclopédia Itaú Cultural. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Who's Who in Latin America: A Biographical Dictionary of the Outstanding Living Men and Women of Spanish America and Brazil (in Spanish). Stanford University Press. 1940-01-01. ISBN 9780804723152.