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First edition of Vidas Secas, by Graciliano Ramos. Photo: Disclosure.

First Edition Vidas Secas and Grande Sertão Veredas go to auction in São Paulo

The first edition of the book Vidas Secas, novel published in 1938, It depicts the miserable life of a family of retreatants sertanejos forced to move from time to time to areas less punished by drought, with the dedication of the author, Graciliano Ramos, will be displayed until 26 September and will be auctioned in days 27, 28 and 29 the same month, in São Paulo, by Dutra Auctions, traditional house specializing in art auctions.

According to Luiz Fernando Dutra, official auctioneer responsible for the event, visitors can enjoy various works of Brazilian modernists, all in first edition. Unique opportunity for collectors wishing to complement bibliofilos your holdings.

Among the treasures, the first editions of books by Guimarães Rosa, as Sagarana and Grande Sertão Veredas, with dedication to Geraldo Castro. Another work is the children's book Child my love, of Cecília Meireles and also Poetry, Mário de Andrade.

In addition to the books, There will be a metope of plaster, made as a study of the 33 marble metopes that adorn the facade of the building of the Ministry of finance in Rio de Janeiro, by Humberto Cozzo, as well as the very rare and unique sculpture made by the artist, portraying Maria Lenk.

The auction will offer a very rare collection of images, as our Lady Conception, in wood, Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, attributed to Friar Agostinho de Jesus, the 17th century. An image of the Mining School of the 18th century and other images of this same period.

Dutra also Anita Malfatti paintings leiloará, Batista da Costa, Benedito Calixto, Peter Weingartner, Manabu Mabe, Carlos Vergara and Clovis Gratian and the all-important framework of Di Cavalcante that belonged to the family Abreu Sodré.

Ivory, Bronze with ivory, several sculptures and best in variety of parts of Abraham Palatnik, complete the collection of this edition.

The invitation and catalog, complete, are available on the website www.dutraleiloes.com.br


Venue of the exhibition and the auction
Rua João Lourenço, 79 -Vila Nova Conceição
Exhibition 17 to 26 September of 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Auction: days 27, 28 and 29 September 2016 -from the 8:30 pm.
Phone: (11) 3887- 3234

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