Terre Verte (Green Earth)

Matta, Chilean, 1911 - 2002



Oil on canvas

Overall: 24 1/8 × 29 1/8 in. (61.2 × 74 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Daisy V. Shapiro in memory of her son, Richard David Shapiro, Class of 1943

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris



South America, Chile


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Label, on reverse: 1952

Course History

SART 31, Painting II, Tom Ferrara, Summer 2012

Exhibition History

The Richard David Shapiro 1943 Memorial Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1968, no. 4.

Honoring Reunion Classes, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3-19, 1977.


The artist; sold to Ruth Moskin Gallery, 15 East 91st Street, New York, New York, date unknown; sold to Daisy Viertel Shapiro (1890-1984), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1960, in memory of her son, First Lieutenant Richard David Shapiro (1921-1944), Class of 1943, who died on December 20, 1944 (his 23rd birthday) in the Battle of Leyte, Philippines.

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