Its passion persistence cost some money for it and its son, whom they had needed to open hand of lunches to be able to carry through that work. The painter passed for financial difficulties, but she did not leave to paint. When finishing the screen of ' ' Supper of Cardeais' ' , as its dimension was improper for what it demanded the regulation, a friend suggested that the painter cut the head of one of the cardinals and concurred with this part of the screen. Guiomar if denied to mutilate its workmanship. In the hour of the judgment, the men would have to raise its cane to confirm the acceptance of the work. All the canes had been raised.
Some time later the picture was bought by the Brazilian government, that of it made gift for Portugal, being changed by the sword of D. Peter I. Today the picture if it finds in the Museum of Lisbon. Another ticket, of the famous painter, who illustrates the difficulties of the artists of that time was when Guiomar Fagundes knew that its picture Bay in the Quitandeira, that it had sent for a hall in Italy, met in customs, in a lot to be auctionzed. The painter had that to buy all the scrap iron of the lot to be able to save its workmanship, making use of its few economies.
When carrying one from its celebrities and delicate nakeds of Paris to Florena, where it would go exp it, it was barred in customs to declare the value of the screen. As the author wise person not to say price the authorities had said that in that country it was very valuable, taxing a superior amount to the possibilities of the artist. Not obtaining its release, exactly showing that it was of its authorship, it did not obtain to pay the cited tax, having that to cut it in straps to get rid itself of the incubencies.
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