FCO-1485

Scarecrow

1940

code

FCO-1485

CR Number

1124

dimensions

73 x 60 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Scarecrow
Description
Composition in blue tones, earthy, red, yellow, ochre, white, black and green. Smooth texture. Night lanscape, dream, with scarecrow, steer skull, balloons and hill in the background. In the foreground, thick piece of string lying horizontally on the ground and rolled to the right. Next to the rope on the left and on the right red balloon, ox skull. In the background, on the left, oval balloon falling and on the right, armed scarecrow on the wooden pole high cross. On the third level, the center, three women around a bush, profile, on the left holding fluttering cloths: on the right small hill that is repeated in diagonal to the right perspective towards the horizon where you see the center a high hill with small trees and scattered houses. The earthy is arid, represented in brown, with shadow areas and light randomly. Dark blue sky standing out on top, and clearing the horizon to the left, the Three Marys and full moon, on the right, the Southern Cross. In the sky, from the center to the right, three balloons being the largest red checkerboard and ochre. In the upper on the right center, theater mask representation.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
60
Width
73
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left edge "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, label "Exhibition Riverside Museum”.

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