Under the direction of Cecilia De Torres
Assisted by Susanna V. Temkin, Madeline Murphy Turner, and Victoria L. Fedrigotti
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Classification: Painting
Medium: Oil
Support: Canvas
Year: 1944
Oil on canvas
33 1/2 x 27 5/8 in. (85 x 70 cm)
Dated lower center: JTG; unsigned
Won the prize for painting during the 1944, VII Salón de Bellas Artes in Montevideo.
This work had been sent to Bogotá for a Pan-American exhibition to be held in conjunction with the IX Pan American-Conference. However, the exhibition was canceled following the April 9, 1948 Bogotazo, during which time a number of paintings sent from Uruguay, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Honduras were lost.
VII Salón de Bellas Artes, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1944.
Published References
Boy. "El VIII Salón De Bellas Artes De Montevideo." La Nación (Buenos Aires), October 8, 1944, ill.
"Se Conoce el Fallo Definitivo del VIII Salón de Bellas Artes: Torres García, con su Cuadro 'Menton' Obtuvo por Mayoíia el Gran Premio." El Plata (Montevideo), August 14, 1944, ill.
V. "VIII Salón Nacional de Bellas Artes." A.I.A.P.E. (1944), ill.
Podestá, José María. J. Torres-García. Monografias de Arte. Serie Americana 3. Buenos Aires: Editorial Losada, 1946, ill. no. XXIX.
"La Desaparición del Maestro Torres-García." Mundo Uruguayo (Montevideo) (August 18, 1949), ill.
Record last updated September 3, 2019. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: de Torres, Cecilia, Susanna V. Temkin, Madeline Murphy Turner, and Victoria L. Fedrigotti. "Menton, 1944 (1944.37)." In Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné. www.torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1855 (accessed on May 21, 2024).