"Ubirajara" or "A family of savages attacked by a snake"

Léon Després de Cluny1863

Museu da República

Museu da República
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sculpture representing an indigenous man defending his wife and children from the attack of a snake. The authorship has already been wrongly attributed to Chaves Pinheiro.


  • Title: "Ubirajara" or "A family of savages attacked by a snake"
  • Creator: Léon Després de Cluny
  • Date Created: 1863
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 227 x 217 x 123 cm
  • Medium: Plaster
  • Créditos da imagem: Henrique Carvalho
  • Coleção: Presidência da República

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