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\"Fundação de São Vicente\", by Benedito Calixto: composition, musealization and appropriation (1900 - 1932)

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Author(s):
Eduardo Polidori Villa Nova de Oliveira
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Master's Dissertation
Press: São Paulo.
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia
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Examining board members:
Paulo César Garcez Marins; Fernanda Mendonça Pitta; Letícia Coelho Squeff
Advisor: Paulo César Garcez Marins
Abstract

This research elects \"Fundação de São Vicente\", concluded by Benedito Calixto, as its study goal. The painting was add into the Museu Paulista\"s collection after being inaugurated at the commemorations of the fourth centennial of the discovery of Brazil, representing the contact between portugueses and indigenous aiming the foundation of São Vicente colonial settlement in 1532. Elaborated in large dimensions, this history painting is part of the republican political imagination construction policy and stimulates the vision over a specific intellectual project that disputes social memory on the colonial brazilian past. Observing the centrality of museums and history painting to the consolidation of collective representations, the research aims to reconstitutes its social circuit on analysing its ordering, composition, musealization, exhibition and appropriation conditions from its inauguration in 1900 to the commemoration of fourth centennial of the foundation of São Vicente in 1932. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/14582-0 - Fundação de São Vicente, by Benedito Calixto: composition, musealization and appropriation (1900-1932)
Grantee:Eduardo Polidori Villa Nova de Oliveira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master