FCO-62

HorsesSmall-scale color sketch

c.1951

code

FCO-62

CR Number

2968

dimensions

40 x 30 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

chipboard

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Title
Horses
Description
Composition in blue tones, orange, red and white. Smooth texture. Painting representing four horses and human figures, only circumvented against blue background. The figures are only bounded, there is almost no definition unless the external boundaries of these. In the foreground on the left, so suggesting man. In the center, Profile horse on the right with steep front legs, head back having at its front, at the neck, so suggesting man, only with marked legs, the rest of the body merges with the horse area; on the right hind paw of the animal there are small rectangles like bricks. On the right, horse face with man riding the animal has some dots scattered her body. In the background, on the right, front horse, prancing, ridden by man. On the third level, to the left, suggesting horse be squirming with cat species in his back. The horses are inserted into geometric shapes.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Section of a small-scale color sketch for the mural painting or panel “Bandeirantes”; not executed
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
chipboardArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
945
Height
30
Width
40
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, lines possibly by the artist; inscriptions by Maria Portinari "ON 245” and "Nº 925”.

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