FCO-1544

Bahian Woman

1940

code

FCO-1544

CR Number

1216

dimensions

73 x 60 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

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Title
Bahian Woman
Description
Composition in blue tones, green, rose, ochre, earthy, red, black, gray, white and yellow. Smooth and thick texture in white strokes of the Bahian dress. Bahia and two black girls in the field of lanscape with full moon. In the foreground, on the right of center, sitting front girl on large wooden chest, dressed in Bahia. It has a round face, represented facial features, arms along the body with hands in her lap. wears turban and pendant earrings, white dress with "because" with half sleeve and rotated. It has checkered stripe on the shoulder and pants, blue clogs. Immediately behind and to the left, in front girl standing wearing rose dress. Little behind on the left, another girl, her back, 3/4 toward the on the right, wearing a blue dress. Ground ochre and earthy with little tufts of vegetation seeing to the left of the group one bauzinho sheet the tin rose. In the background, on the left, tree trunk vertically through the composition with a back boy, blue dress, climbing up the tree. In the background, hills, looking up to the left a tree having on the left three figures side by side with one blue dress, a rose and one green and on the right, blue boy with arms and legs apart. Blue sky "degrade" with full moon on the right.
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Height
60
Width
73
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Exhibition
On reverse, stamp "Ministério da Educação e Saúde – Museu Nacional de Belas Artes”. On stretcher, inscription "Em 4 Abril 1946 José Leite”; labels "Galerie Charpentier 76, Rue du Fg. Saint Honoré – Paris – Portinari 1946”, "Museum of Modern Art Loan 40-4276 Artist [torn]”, "San Francisco Museum of Art Exhibition Portinari – Title: Baiana – nº 3058.41 – Lender: J. Candido Portinari – Rio de Janeiro – Date in: 6/3/[torn]” and "Exhibition Riverside Museum 21 New York”; round stamp "LYON DOUANE”.

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