FCO-996

Portrait of Maria Capanema

c.1938

code

FCO-996

CR Number

945

dimensions

59 x 72 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Portrait of Maria Capanema
Description
Composition in black tones, ochre, gray, and red earthy. Smooth texture. Portrait of mid-body of Mary Capanema occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition against background in "degrade". The portrayed faces, has the square face, dark hair parted in the middle suggesting being stuck in a bun at the nape height. Broad forehead with tip-of-the widow center, thin eyebrows, slightly arched, almond-shaped eyes and dark, facing front, long nose, very delicate, thick lips, sealed, painted with bright red lipstick and large rounded chin. Has fallen arms along the body, wears dark long sleeve dress-neck "V" which is finished off by two thin stripes, one red and one white. Background with the skyline of suggestion at the time of portrayed the elbows, to "degrade" darkening of the line up of the composition and the line down. Might falling from the left depicted the face.
Themes
About Person
Related Event 2
Related Document 15
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
72
Width
59
Annotation
Signed in bottom left corner "PORTINARI". Undated

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