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Garden Scene on the Braganza shore, Harbour of Rio de Janeiro

Gouache
1827 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Gouache depicting a garden scene on the Braganza shore in Rio, with two women and a child of European descent, fully covered in shawls, hats and long dresses, purchasing bananas, pineapples and melons from a black woman in a white skirt who is bending down towards the fruit. Other figures are seen carrying produce further down a path which is lined with large tropical plants and trees. The hilly waterfront landscape of Rio is seen in the distance beyond. Signed and dated by the artist.


Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Gouache
Brief description
Gouache by William Havell entitled 'Garden Scene on the Braganza shore, Harbour of Rio de Janeiro'. Brazil, 1827.
Physical description
Gouache depicting a garden scene on the Braganza shore in Rio, with two women and a child of European descent, fully covered in shawls, hats and long dresses, purchasing bananas, pineapples and melons from a black woman in a white skirt who is bending down towards the fruit. Other figures are seen carrying produce further down a path which is lined with large tropical plants and trees. The hilly waterfront landscape of Rio is seen in the distance beyond. Signed and dated by the artist.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.5in
  • Width: 20.25in
Marks and inscriptions
W. Havell / 1827 (Signed and dated)
Credit line
Bequeathed by S.C. Turner through The Art Fund
Subjects depicted
Places depicted
Collection
Accession number
P.47-1948

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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