FCO-1044

Washerwoman

1947

code

FCO-1044

CR Number

2564

dimensions

27 x 35.7 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

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Title
Washerwoman
Description
Composition in blue, earthy and black tones. Thick texture. Black woman's half bust occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition against background in shades of blue and earthy. The woman is 3/4 turned to the left, has a long face, wears a blue turban covering her hair, finished by a thick black area. This area was taken out by the artist himself a while after the work was finished. She has a broad forehead, eyebrows are suggested, big round eyes, facing the front, nose is suggested to be turned-up and small, thick closed lips, painted red, rounded chin, thin neck. She wears red patterned clothing with a black U-neckline. The woman's left shoulder is cut by the right lateral edge of the support. Background in earthy tones and blue.
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Art Form
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Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
35.7
Width
27
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 947"

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