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Portrait of Manuel Nardi, inspiring tale "Manuelzão and Miguilim" written by Guimarães Rosa, Andrequicé, MG. Brazil

Maureen Bisilliatcirca 1966

 Instituto Moreira Salles

Instituto Moreira Salles
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Born in Englefield, Surrey, Maureen Bisilliat has constructed a solid photographic investigation of the Brazilian soul since the 1950s, when she moved to the country, using her foreigner’s eye impregnated with a profound respect for her subjects – sertanejos and Indians above all – and a search for conceptual support in anthropology and great works of Brazilian literature. Her complete works have been part of the Instituto Moreira Salles’ collection since December 1983, a total of 16,251 images that includes photographs, black-and-white negatives, and color chromes.

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  • Title: Portrait of Manuel Nardi, inspiring tale "Manuelzão and Miguilim" written by Guimarães Rosa, Andrequicé, MG. Brazil
  • Creator: Bisilliat, Maureen
  • Date: circa 1966
  • Location: Andrequicé, Brazil
  • Physical Dimensions: w30 x h45 cm (primary support)
  • Provenance: Instituto Moreira Salles
  • Type: Photography
  • Rights: Instituto Moreira Salles
  • External Link: http://ims.uol.com.br/hs/maureenbisilliat/maureenbisilliat.html
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print

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