Fish, c. 1944
Oil on canvas
66 x 81 cm
Calderdale Museums

About the artist


THEA HABERFELD (1910 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais – date of death unknown) was a painter and decorative artist who studied botany at the University of Vienna and drawing and painting at the University of the Federal District. In 1940, she was awarded an honourable mention at the Salão Nacional de Belas Artes in its Decorative Arts Division for a Fabric Panel for Theatre and a Tapestry Project, which featured at the Brazil Pavillion at the Exposição do Mundo Português in Lisbon in 1940. The three oil paintings sent by her to the Exhibition are currently in collections in the UK. Fish belongs to the Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council; Composition is at the Bristol Museum; and Landscape, at the Doncaster Museum.

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