FCO-56

SeaSmall-scale color sketch

c.1937

code

FCO-56

CR Number

773

dimensions

19.5 x 28 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

Bristol board
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Sea
Description
Composition in blue tones, gray, black, red, yellow, rose. Thick texture. The composition consists of four amoeboid shapes in bright colors against dark blue background. These shapes are irregular contours with winding. The lower half of the composition is almost completely occupied by the largest amoeboid form, consisting of various light colors; in what might be called the upper on the left corner in this way there is flower suggestion or sheet; in the central area there is a darker color region; the bottom on the left corner thereby forming parallel lines comma; the superior species sheet corner in the darker shade of the entire composition, including this sheet is not entirely contained in the amoeboid shape, becoming also bet against the background. In the upper area of ​​the composition on the left, amoeboid flat shape, characterized by three projections like fingers, superimposing determined in part by amoeboid shape which is the upper limit of the composition. This third form is also in light shade, with several dark dots and a small and dark-colored rectangle, which is not entirely contained in the same amoeboid shape. A little below this third way, but on the right there is a fourth amoeboid shape, also in light shade, all filled with dark dashes.
Themes
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch, not used, for one of the panels of the Four Elements, Palácio Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
Bristol boardArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to hardboard.
DN Number
956
Height
28
Width
19.5
Dimension Notes
formato: irregular
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "ON 956”.

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