FCO-97

Saint FrancisSmall-scale color sketch

c.1961

code

FCO-97

CR Number

4877

dimensions

24 x 23 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

chipboard

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Title
Saint Francis
Description
Composition in blue tones, ochre, earthy, rose and white. Composition divided into three rectangles, vertical, and three small rectangles placed below each large rectangle. In the most central rectangular figure San Francisco, standing in front wearing the cloth tied with string at the waist; on the right arm is bent at breast height and secure the small dove-hand and on the left folded and lifted up by hand. The entire background of this rectangle, such as rectangles on the left and on the right are filled by small strokes. There is a hint of hills in the three rectangles, which means to form a single lanscape block, despite the rectangles are separated by white bands.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for a folding screen or tryptic; not executed
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
chipboardArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
127
Height
23
Width
24
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 127” and "Nº 847”.

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