FCO-1490

Scarecrow

1959

code

FCO-1490

CR Number

4486

dimensions

33 x 41 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

wood

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Title
Scarecrow
Description
Composition in ochre, blue, gray, white, orange, black, green and rose. Smooth texture in the background and with thick strokes marked on the scarecrow. Scarecrow occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition in lanscape with plantation and blue sky. The scarecrow is armed in pieces of wood forming a cross and two pieces that are the frame for the legs. He has a round head with spiky hair and beard, black eyes, red nose and mouth. A white cloth with black and orange stripes patches falls on the horizontal beam forming arms, covers the vertical beam and splits into two at the height of the legs. Basically, field planted appearing to be of wheat with three women walking profile: the on the left is pregnant and has her head covered by cloth that is intertwined with the long clothes, which is on the right scarecrow wears short dress and the third, on the right carries the head box. Blue sky to the horizon and the top on the right of course suggesting that circle the sun.
Related Event
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
woodArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Height
41
Width
33
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 59"

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