FCO-404

The First Mass in BrazilStudy

1948

code

FCO-404

CR Number

2658

dimensions

49 x 27 cm

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The First Mass in Brazil
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Representation of the First Mass in Brazil. First on the left the plane to the right, foot soldier, almost on his back, looking toward the altar that is at the center of the composition; group of priests, almost back, kneeling; open bag; group of men kneeling, facing the center. In the background, the center priest facing the altar, with arms high and sacristan kneeling behind. Basically, suggesting trees, hills, sea and other groups of figures.
Location Created
Related Event 5
Related Document 11
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the panel “The First Mass in Brazil” [FCO 1706]
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
1300
DN Number
140
Height
27
Width
49
Annotation
Stamped signature at bottom left edge "Portinari*". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 140” and "Nº 508”.

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