FCO-43

Portrait of Jânio QuadrosSmall-scale color sketch

1961

code

FCO-43

CR Number

4859

dimensions

18 x 28 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

Bristol board
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Portrait of Jânio Quadros
Description
Composition in blue, red, ochre, yellow, green tones, white, earthy, black, rose and white. Smooth texture. Portrait of the Republic of former President Janio Quadros half-bust, against urban and rural lanscape in the background. The depicted has the head from the front, slightly turned to the left, has an oval face, dark hair combed back, forming a slight tuft, sees the on the right ear, forehead with slight wrinkles and outlined eyes with thin-rimmed glasses, dark, serious look back to the left. Straight nose, dark mustaches, full lips. Wears white shirt, tie and blue suit, looking up the neck. Background with various work It depicts in the countryside and in the city. On the left, five peasants in various positions plowing. At the top of several buildings. On the right view of factories, workers and bags of coffee cells. Treatment of the fund is made with lines and geometric areas that focus on the face of the portrayed causing light angles and shadow and transparency effects.
Themes
About Person
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch, not used, for the painting “Portrait of Jânio Quadros” [FCO 5086]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
Bristol boardArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
625
Collection
Height
28
Width
18
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 61"
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "ON 625” and "Nº 769”.

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