FCO-899

Pulling in the Net

1959

code

FCO-899

CR Number

4493

dimensions

45.8 x 38 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

plywood
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Pulling in the Net
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, red, blue, green, white, black and gray. Rough texture, marked strokes. It is fishing on the sand with the sea in the background. In the foreground, fishermen group composed of ten figures aligned in a row, two by two, on the right diagonal direction to the left. Figures profile views, facing to the left, all in similar positions in the typical gesture of pulling the fisherman's net: knees bent, on the left leg forward, holding hands and pulling the network. Profile faces, heads facing up. The figure on the far right is the one that has hat on his head. Wear pants at the knees, sleeveless shirts and have bare feet. In the background is seen the sea with waves represented.
Related Event
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
plywoodArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Height
38
Width
45.8
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 59"
Annotation Exhibition
On reverse, label "Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo – Parque Ibirapuera – C.P.22031– S. Paulo – Brasil. Título da Exposição. Portinari, pintor social – Autor: Portinari, Candido – Dados Biográficos: – Título da obra e data: A Puxada da Rede, 59 – Técnica: óleo/madeira – Dimensões 36,5 x 44,7 cm – Propriedade: MEM XAVIER DA SILVEIRA”.
Annotation Others
On back of frame, labels from Artefact framing house and "Fink, lote, desp., nº 4, Rio-Fink, lote cx, desp., nº 31, São Paulo”; inscription "18”.

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