Paintings

Isolda Hermes de Fonseca
Brazilian, 1924–2004
Elegant Woman in an Interior
Oil on canvas
36 by 24 in. W/frame 42 by 30 in.


Provenance:

Gallery Gead, Rio, Brazil
Private Collection Boston Ma.
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques

Inventory Number: Art H373
1950-present Figurative Interior Period 1950-Present Contemporary

See Artist Bio below.


Isolda Hermes de Fonseca
Brazilian, 1924–2004

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 7 April 1924

Studies:
1947/48 Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC, USA
1948/49 New York, USA
1949/51 Florence, Italy

COLLECTIVES:
1947/48 Corcoran Gallery, Washington and Artists, USA
Cooperative, Washington, USA
1948 Washington Outdoor Show, USA
1951/63 Salão de Arte Moderna Rio, Brazil
1964 University of Delaware, USA
Bertuche Gallery New york, USA
Paintings and Drawings, Madison Avenue, New York, USA
1964/68 Herbert Star Gallery, New York USA
1965 Brazilian Cultural Center, New York, USA
Brian Gallery New York, USA
Adelphi University, New York, USA
1976 Summer Collective, Ranulfo Galeria, Recife, Brazil
1990-'Poetische Kunst'-Galerie Studio, Gent, Belgium
1991 Brazilian Nipo Exhibition Bikokai Rio, Brazil
2005 Gallery Embassy of Argentina Rio, Brazil
and other Collectives.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
1956 Petite Gallerie, Rio, Brazil
Gallery IBEU, Rio, Brazil
1959 Bookstore Thomas Jefferson, Rio, Brazil
1962 Gallery Gead, Rio, Brazil
1963 Brazilian Cultural Center, New York, USA
1964 West Nyack Clarksville, New York, USA
1967 Centerville, Delaware, USA
1969 Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, USA
1969 Balcony, Rio, Brazil
1971 Irlandini, Rio, Brazil
1973 IBEU, Rio, Brazil
1976 Mini Gallery, Rio, Brazil
1977 Ranulfo Galleria de Arte, Recife, Brazil
1978 Galleria Academia Internazionale, Rome, Italy
Per la unitá de la Culultura, Rome, Italy
Ranulfo Art Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
Ranulfo Art Gallery, Recife, Brazil
1981 Gallery Ranulpho, São Paulo, Brazil
1982 Gallery of Ana Maria Niemeyer, Rio, Brazil
1983 Museum of the Vatican, Rome, Italy
Gallery Ranulpho, Recife, Brazil
1984 Gallery Ranulpho, São Paulo, Brazil
1986 'Romantic Art' in De Mattenburg, Bergem op Zoom, Netherlands
Gallery of the Accademia Internazionale Burckhardt, Rome
1987-Hotel Astoria, Hamar, Norway
Gallery Ranulpho, Recife, Brazil
1995 Retrospective at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Rio, Brazil
1997 D`Hoogpoorte, Gent, Belgium
2005 'The Master of the Mother Pearl'
Retrospective Gallery of Fesp, Rio, Brazil
2006 'In Search of Beauty' Gallery Man

PRIZES:
1948 Honorable prize Washington Outdoor Show, USA
1960 Silver Medal Museum of Fine Arts, Rio, Brazil
1962 Second prize Formiplac Competition, Rio, Brazil
1964 Acquisition Prize, University of Delaware USA
First prize, Awiza Pond, Bay Shore USA,
Second prize, Cross Country, New York, USA,
Third prize, Forest Hills, New York, USA
1977 Nativitá 77, Medaglia per pitura, Napoli, Italy
Nativitá 77, Primo Premio Internazionale
with medaglia Aurea della Respone per disegno;
Academic Member of Accademia Internazionale Burckhardt
Suissa 1978 Member Accademico di Merito
della Accademia dei 'i 500' di Arti,
Lettere, Scienze, Culture, Rome, Italy,
Campidoglio d'Oro Prize, Pittura, Rome, Italy
Culture Center Le Don Minzoni,
Capena Concorso di pittura Sacra,
Speciale prize with Grande Medaglia of 'Il Quadrato'
1979 Nativitá 79, 1 prize, Regione Campania;
Ente provinciale per il Turismo, Rome, Italy
Trofeo Claudio Monteverdi, Rome, Italy
Speciale disegno Award Il Canacollo Galleria d'Arte, Firenze, Italy,
Galleria Bottega d'Arte S. Ambroeus,
Milano Special prize per disegno with Medaglia
Fuori Concorso Award "Santa Croce", Firenze, Italy

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