FCO-77

Horsemen

c.1951

code

FCO-77

CR Number

2972

dimensions

36.5 x 36 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

chipboard
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Horsemen
Description
Composition in ochre, gray, white, blue, orange and earthy. Smooth texture. The composition is four riders, against the background geometrized riders, their horses are on the right profile, side by side, forming a diagonal from the left to the right and front to back. The first rider has the on the right arm stretched forward pointing his hand toward something you do not see. The first three horses are on the left with the front legs raised and bent, suggesting movement in the composition. On the bottom on the right three standing sheep, profile to the right. The human figures are somewhat schematic whereas animals are more elaborate. The background is all geometrized color areas.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
chipboardArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
964
Height
36
Width
36.5
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "‘Bandeirantes’ Tempera sobre cartão colado em compensado de madeira, de autoria de Candido Portinari. Autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari,” "T” and "ON 964”.

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