FCO-34

Portrait of Carlos de Lima Cavalcanti

[1931]

code

FCO-34

CR Number

195

dimensions

24 x 33 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Portrait of Carlos de Lima Cavalcanti
Description
Composition in ochre tones, earthy, green, blue and white. Smooth texture. Portrait of front man head against background of sky and sea, occupying almost the entire composition. The portrayed is slightly front facing left; has rounded face is bald on the top of the head but has hair on the sides, large forehead. Thin but well-marked eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes turned to the right. See the ears and that the on the left is more visible as a result of the face position. Aquiline nose, thin lips and closed, rounded chin and short neck. Sees the start of the shirt collar, tie and jacket. Background with sky and sea being that occupies very narrow range in the composition. The expression portrayed is serious and there is light on the left side of the face.
Themes
About Person
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to wood.
DN Number
951
Collection
Previous Collection
Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos adquirida em 1998Collection
Height
33
Width
24
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "ON 951”.

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