36. Mãe preta (Black Mother), 1930. Here Segall uses the grid composition and restricted palette to depict a Black, Brazilian Madonna. Her appearance is more truly African and her bearing more classically restrained than the sensual mulattas favored by Di Cavalcanti.
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