Pedro Américo

1843-1905 Brazil-Academic

 

Brief Biography-Pedro Americo was born in Areia in the Northeast of Brazil and moved to Rio de Janero at the age of eleven. He entered the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 1856 and in 1859 he did a course in the School of fine arts in Paris where he was a disciple of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres and Horace Vernet. After a brief trip to Brazil he returned to Brussels and gained the title of Doctor of Physical Sciences and Natures. In 1869, he married in Portugal and had three children before finally settling in Florence Italy, where he spent the remainder of his life doing intermittent trips to Brazil.

 

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girl playing
the lute

girl playing the lute

the battle
of avai

the battle of avai

jocabed leading
moses to the nile

jocabed leading moses to the nile

king david
and abisag

king david and abisag

hamlet's
vision

hamlet s vision[

the lion
with prey

the lion with prey

tiradentes
quartered

tiradentes quartered

the
carioca

the carioca

anatomical study
of osteology

anatomical study of osteology and myology

candido
almeida reis

candido almeida reis

councillor
philip lee

councillor philip lee

joan
of arc

joan of arc

dead
horse

dead horse

independence
or death

independence or death

infant john four
of portugal

infant john four of portugal duke of braganza

judith and
holofernes

judith and holofernes

liberation
of slaves

liberation of slaves


lion

lion

marriage of
princess isabel

marriage of princess isabel

peace
and concord

peace and concord

self
portrait

self portrait by Pedro Americo

self portrait of
pedro americo

self portrait of pedro americo in painting battle of avai

socrates rescuing
alcibiades

socrates rescuing alcibiades

the battle of
campo grande

the battle of campo grande

the emperor pedro
two of brazil

the emperor pedro two of brazil at the opening of the general assembly by Pedro Americo

the night escorted
by the geniuses

the night escorted by the geniuses of love and study

to arabic
rabequista

to arabic rabequista