FCO-906

Boy with Sheep

1954

code

FCO-906

CR Number

3293

dimensions

61 x 50 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Boy with Sheep
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, red, rose, yellow, blue, white, black, orange, green and gray tones. Smooth texture, rough on the boy and sheep figures. Represents boy with sheep in the open field, against the background of hills and green sun. On the left foreground, blue sheep or goat, 3/4 to the right, lying, front legs stretched forward, head 3/4 to the left, ears back. At the center is a trap to catch birds in shades of brown with hints of blue and white. On the right, boy facing forward, kneeling, head down, hands holding wooden rods that make up a trap to catch birds. He has brown hair, wears yellow short-sleeved shirt and pants in shades of orange, blue and red. Arms, hands and left foot represented in red and white. Clay-colored ground. In the background, small elevations. Bright blue sky and green sun.
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Art Form
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Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
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Height
50
Width
61
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 54"
Annotation Exhibition
On back of frame, labels "Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. Rua da Imprensa 16-A – Nome e sobrenome: Candido Portinari – Título da Obra: Menino com Cabrito data: 1954. Gênero e dimensões: óleo s. tela – 0,50 x 0,61. Proprietário Mem Xavier da Silveira. End [...] Expos. Arte Brasileira em Buenos Aires, Rosário, Santiago e Lima data 1957”, "Candido Portinari Título: Menino com Cabrito (col. Dr. Mem Xavier da Silveira) óleo s. tela. (data 1954) Dimensões 0,50 x 061” and "Fink lote cx nº 27 São Paulo”; stamps "J. Eduardo Sanchez de Bustamante VISTA” and "Indústria Brasileira Fábrica de Molduras Ltda. Rua Aníbal Benévolo, 338”; inscriptions "‘Menino com Cabrito’ (Col. Dr. Mem Xavier da Silveira) 50.000,00" and "Portinary mold. nº 8B 61,5 x 50,5”.

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