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A work made of tempera on canvas.
Ding Musa Courtesy of Bergamin & Gomide

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  • A work made of tempera on canvas.




Mira Schendel
Brazilian, born Switzerland. 1919–1988

About this artwork


On View, Gallery 297


Contemporary Art


Mira Schendel




Switzerland (Artist's nationality:)

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Tempera on canvas


91.5 × 130 cm (36 × 51 1/4 in.)

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Ada Turnbull Hertle, The Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and the Walter E. Heller Foundation, Mary and Leigh Block, and Wirt D. Walker endowment funds; Major Acquisitions Centennial Fund; Walter Aitken, The Marian and Samuel Klasstorner, and Kate S. Buckingham endowment funds; The Gladys N. Anderson Fund; Alfred and May Tiefenbronner Memorial Endowment Fund; Director's Discretionary Acquisition Fund; Laura T. Magnuson Endowment Fund; Edward E. Ayer Endowment Fund in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson; Samuel A. Marx Fund; Maurice D. Galleher Endowment Fund; The Luella Thomas and Cyrus H. McCormick funds; Wentworth Greene Field Memorial, Simeon B. Williams, Samuel P. Avery, General Acquisitions Capital Campaign, Charles R. and Janice J. Feldstein, Rose L. and Sidney N. Shure, and The Highland Park Community Associates endowment funds; Joyce Van Pilsum Fund; The Betty Bell Spooner, Irving and Jane Seaman, and The Charles U. Harris endowment funds

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