FCO-407

The First Mass in BrazilSketch

[1948]

code

FCO-407

CR Number

2654

dimensions

25 x 15 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilcolor crayoncolored pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The First Mass in Brazil
Description
Composition in black tones, white, green and blue. Predominance of sketch lines and some shaded. It depicts the First Mass in Brazil. In the center of the composition, altar diagonally from the left to the right and from front to back, having on the left a kneeling figure at the center a priest standing with arms raised in the air and on the right, another figure on his knees. On the right behind the priest and a little away, kneeling figure in profile to the left. At the bottom, on the right and on the left, two groups of people outlined.
Location Created
Related Document 2
Artwork Function
SketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Sketch for the panel “The First Mass in Brazil” [FCO 1706]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
color crayonArtMediumType
colored pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
412
DN Number
96
Height
15
Width
25
Annotation
Stamped signature in bottom left corner "Portinari*". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, rough sketch of boat possibly by the artist; authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 96” and "Nº 712”.

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