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Research on foreign works of art in the collection of the national museum of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro, acquired between 1890 and the early decades of the twentieth century, and its importance to the Brazilian artistic context

Grant number: 13/23455-3
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
Effective date (Start): February 10, 2014
Effective date (End): May 09, 2014
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts
Principal Investigator:Luciano Migliaccio
Grantee:Maria Do Carmo Couto da Silva
Supervisor abroad: Mario Sartor
Home Institution: Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FAU). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy  
Associated to the scholarship:11/09112-0 - Foreign works of art in the national museum of Fine Arts of Rio de Janeiro and its relationship with the gallery of the National School of Fine Arts in the early decades of the twentieth century, BP.PD

Abstract

This project, submitted to FAPESP, intends on conducting library research in Italy, Portugal and Spain, in order to deepen the knowledge of works of art acquired for the collection of the National Museum of Fine Arts - NMFA (MNBA) of Rio de Janeiro, in the late nineteenth century and early decades of the twentieth century. The survey will cover the history of prominent foreign artists, among Portuguese, Italians, Spaniards and Latin Americans, whose works are present in the collection of the museum, and its relationship with the context of the Brazilian artistic period. (AU)