FCO-999

Black Mother

[1939]

code

FCO-999

CR Number

1022

dimensions

45 x 36 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

tempera

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Black Mother
Description
Composition in tones earthy, ochre, black, gray, blue and green. Smooth texture. It depicts black mother with child on her lap and another standing beside her, taking up almost the entire area of ​​the composition against closed environment fund. The woman is at the center of the composition, seated, turned to the left 3/4. Safe on the right arm, small child with etched facial features, which is resting on his on the right leg and on the left arm on the left leg. The woman has dark skin without defined facial features and wears light-colored dress. To the right of the composition, next to the woman, girl standing in front with a profile head to the left, without defined facial features and dress using clear sleeves. Girl is next to a wall that cuts through the entire height of the composition. Background suggesting indoors with window opening on blue sky. To the left of the composition, it is seen winding rope in perspective for background.
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Certificate
179
Height
36
Width
45
Annotation
Stamped signature in bottom left corner "PORTINARI*". Undated

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