FCO-1073

The Quieted StormSmall-scale color sketch

[1955]

code

FCO-1073

CR Number

3372

dimensions

76 x 32 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The Quieted Storm
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, red, yellow, orange, blue, green, white and black. Thick texture. marked strokes and spatula. Barge to six figures in his deck, occupying the entire area of ​​the composition. The ferry crosses the entire width of the support area, watching the bow on the left and on the right outboard. On the deck on the left, two men, one seated to the right profile, with head resting in the palm of the on the right hand arm which is folded and resting on the lap, the figure wears long yellow coat; ahead, man standing in profile to the left with upper body leaning forward, arms stretched toward the seated figure as if holding it. In the center, man standing, facing, head tilted back, arms outstretched pad and legs apart, wears long yellow tunic and is barefoot; on the right of center, Profile man on the left, kneeling with folded hands, using long orange robe and kind of cap on his head and bare feet; on the left, front figure, kneeling with the upper body leaning over the edge of the boat, suggesting be playing hands water, has dark hair and wears red tunic. Behind this figure, wooden sticks are suggesting the boom of the boat, also seeing the top of the candle. In the background, on the right, still on deck, standing figure, back with open arms and raised, wears long yellow robe. Several pieces of rope tied on the edge of the boat cross the composition diagonally. In the foreground, narrow strip of water, seeing part of the boat hull. The whole composition is geometrized in defined areas of color.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the panel “The Quieted Storm” [FCO 3196]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to wood.
Certificate
806
Previous Collection
Height
32
Width
76
Annotation
Signed in bottom right corner "PORTINARI". Undated

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