FCO-1584

The Flight to EgyptSmall-scale color sketch

[1952]

code

FCO-1584

CR Number

3162

dimensions

21 x 19 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Mentioned By 2
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The Flight to Egypt
Description
Composition in tones earthy, blue, ochre, gray, red, white, yellow and rose. Smooth texture. Contoured lines painting by the graphite and shaded giving passe-partout effect. Escape from It depicts to Egypt with Our Lady seated with the Child Jesus in her arms, in donkey being pulled by St. Joseph, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. From the left to the right: St. Joseph standing, facing, wearing red robe, has represented facial features, beard and around the head, a yellow halo; in the center of the composition, Our Lady sitting sideways with baby Jesus in her arms on gray donkey who is walking in profile to the left. She wears robe and blue cloak covering his head and the boy in her lap has curly short hair; both have represented facial features and halo above the heads. Ground with vegetation and high hill on the left tufts. In the background, clear blue sky to the horizon.
Location Created
Related Event
Related Document 3
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the panel “The Flight to Egypt” [FCO 2778]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to brown cardboard.
Previous Collection
Partido Comunista Brasileiro doada pelo artistaCollection
Height
19
Width
21
Annotation
Signed at bottom left "PORTINARI". Undated

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