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Classification: Painting
Medium: Oil
Support: Cardboard
Year: 1943
1943.63 (estate: 178)
José P. Varela
Oil on cardboard
15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (39.5 x 29 cm)
Signed lower left: JTG; undated
José P. Varela (1845-1879) was an Uruguayan politician who advocated for education reforms, including free, compulsory, and secular education in 1876.
Museo Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Montevideo, Uruguay, Torres-García, July 1974, no. 116.
Fundación Torres-García, Montevideo, Uruguay, Acervo de la Fundación, 1987, no. 31, ill., p. 37.
Museo Torres García, Montevideo, Uruguay, Acervo de la Fundación, 1990, no. 45, ill., p. 49.
Published References
Gradowczyk, Mario H. Torres-García: Utopía y Transgresión. Montevideo: Fundación Torres-García, 2007. Exhibition catalogue, ill. p. 299, no. 7.75.
Miguel Carbajal. Arte uruguayo de los maestros a nuestros días: Joaquín Torres-García. Montevideo: El País, 2011, ill. p. 61.
Record last updated April 3, 2015. 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. "José P. Varela, c.1943 (1943.63)." In Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné. www.torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1928 (accessed on May 21, 2024).