FCO-1138

Angel with TrumpetCartoon

[1944]

code

FCO-1138

CR Number

2187

dimensions

138 x 94 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilsanguine pigment

Artwork Surface

brown paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Angel with Trumpet
Description
Composition in black, brown and red ochre tones. Contour lines, winding, with touches smoky red ochre. monumental and sculptural in character and bulky rounded shapes. Robust figure representation of naked angel, whose formal treatment reminiscent of the "putti". Occupying almost the entire area of ​​support, Angel 3/4 on the left, with knees bent and back legs suggesting motion flight. Has gently suggested hair, round face with no facial features represented in addition to the outlined eyes. Arms stretched in front of the body, hands holding trumpet being blown. On the left wing represented, on the right wing suggested. In the upper on the left corner of the composition, bird outline. Background in brown tone with squares.
Location Created
Themes
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Artwork Function
CartoonArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Cartoon for the mural painting “Divine Shepherdess” [FCO 1013]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
sanguine pigmentArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
brown paperArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Tracing made with lead pencil and perfurated to transfer image to wall; regular, red ocher pigment stains applied with blotter.
Certificate
885
Height
94
Width
138
Annotation
Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
Annotation Author
Numbering at bottom edge

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