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Title

Sculptural study for a head

early 1990s

Artist

Ana Maria Pacheco

Brazil, England

1943 -

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    England
    Date
    early 1990s
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    polychrome wood
    Dimensions
    16.5 x 10.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of John Clark 2020. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    203.2020
    Artist information
    Ana Maria Pacheco

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  • About

    Ana Maria Pacheco studied sculpture while she was a young student in Brazil. She was most influenced by the well-known architect and Brazilian Baroque sculptor O Aleijadinho (b. Antonio Francisco Lisboa, 1738-1814). He was born in Minas Gerais to a Portuguese architect father and an Afro-Brazilian slave mother, and his buildings and sculptures still exist in Brazil. This small carved sculpture shows influences from O Aleijadinho, particularly the subtle emotional strength found in his mystical and divine religious sculpture.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    England

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