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1a Paca / De Holanda, Gastao ; Juca, Cecilia., 1970

Identifier: CC-15972-16307

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Scope and Contents

De Holanda was born in Recife, 11 of February of 1919. Bachelor in Legal and Social Sciences for the Law school of Recife, dedicated literature to it, to the journalism and the publishing production. He participated of the Theater of the Student of Pernambuco (TEP) and in 1936 started to write stories. He taught the History of the Brazilian Theater and Graphical Arts, in the School of Beautiful-Art of Recife. In 1954, together with Aloísio Magalhães, Jose Laurenio de Melo and others, he established the Amateur Graph, a group of artistic vanguard that had as its objective to create books as art objects. The group dissolved at the beginning of the military regimen, produced a small amount of books of drawing and printed material of good quality. In 1972, Gastão of Holland settled Rio De Janeiro. He wrote fiction and poems. He died in 1997. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1970


0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (fabric, printed) + unbound pages (monotype) + unbound page (intaglio) (24 pages)) ; 24.9 x 18 cm (page) + 25.6 x 18.5 x 1.5 cm (book)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Kevin Mccarty, 1985.


Published: Recife, Brazil : Cheia. Signed by: Gastao de Holanda (b.c.- colophon); Cecilia Juca (b.c.- colophon). Nationality of creator: Brazilian. General: About 40 total copies. About 20 number copy. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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