FCO-1738

Saint Simon StockExecuted to

[1944]

code

FCO-1738

CR Number

2047

dimensions

60 x 175 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

wood
Mentioned By
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Saint Simon Stock
Description
Composition in tones earthy, ochre, black, white and rose. Smooth texture. St. Simon Stock occupying the entire area of ​​the composition, against dark background. The saint is standing, facing left 3/4; has slightly oval face side up, it has pronounced bald that is intertwined with the forehead is wide, almond-shaped eyes turned to the left and up, long nose, lips parted, goatee and mustache. wears cassock ground tone and short white robe, closed at the neck and is barefoot. The saint has the folded arms and half-open hands, on the right foot profile and on the left open at an angle. Might falling from the left and over the composition illuminating the holy figure.
Location Created
General Info
The model for this work was Luiz Portinari, brother of the artist.
Related Event 5
Related Document 81
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed as right side of the Mayrink Chapel retable in the Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, commissioned by Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya, responsible for the forest’s restoration, at the request of the city’s mayor, Mr. Henrique Dodsworth.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
woodArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
12
Collection
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes emprestadaCollection
Previous Collection
Capela Mayrink adquirida do artista sob encomenda, em 1943Collection
Height
175
Width
60
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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