Aurelia de Souza

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Birthday
13, 1866
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
May 26, 1922 (55)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1866
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
May 26, 1922 (55)

About

Portuguese painter who became famous for her "Self-Portrait" from 1900. She painted landscapes, portraits, and everyday scenes.

Before Fame

She studied at the Fine Arts Academy of Porto, Portugal, with the famed João Marques de Oliveira.

Trivia

She was influenced by realism, naturalism, impressionism, and post-impressionism.

Family Life

She was born in Chile to Portuguese parents, and she moved back to Portugal with her family when she was only two years old.

Associated With

She and Vincent van Gogh were contemporaries.