Elective Affinities XXV: And then he left.

by Nandia Foteini Vlachou

 

jose malhoa

José Malhoa, Praia das Maçãs, c. 1913-1918*, oil on wood, 69 × 87 cm, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea-Museu do Chiado, Lisbon

 

dirk

Dirk Bogarde, in Alain Resnais’ Providence (1977)

 

[special thanks to Ilias Dimopoulos for bringing the film to my attention]

[* date according to the museum’s official site – according to the preeminent Malhoa specialist, Nuno Saldanha, the painting should be dated c. 1925]

 

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