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Native Woman with Child
  • Gilberto Almeida
    1928–2015
    born: San Antonio de Ibarra, Ecuador ; died: San Antonio de Ibarra, Ecuador ; active: Ecuador
  • Native Woman with Child, 1950s
  • Where object was made: Ecuador
  • tempera on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 54.6 x 40.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 15 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0071
Description

Image of a woman sitting on the floor, cradling a baby in her arms. She is wearing a floor-length dress and has a large shawl wrapped around her shoulders and arms. A window, possibly with bars or vertical window panes, is behind her. The piece is intones of sepia.