FCO-1779

Portrait of Aloysio Ferreira de Salles

1935

code

FCO-1779

CR Number

523

dimensions

46 x 55 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Portrait of Aloysio Ferreira de Salles
Description
Composition in tones earthy, blue, ochre, white and black. Smooth texture. Bust of a man against blue background to "degrade". The pictured is 3/4 facing left, has dark hair combed back and spread the on the left side of the head, broad forehead and arched eyebrows. Eyes, almond shaped, are without representation of pupil and iris, has straight and full lips nose. Wears dark suit, white shirt collar and plain tie. Background in forming blue "degrade", lighter at the shoulders of the portrayed, darkening up.
General Info
The sitter served on the selection committee that chose the works by Brazilian artists for showing at the 1935 exhibition at the Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA)
Themes
About Person
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
55
Width
46
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 935"
Annotation Others
On back of frame, label from Artefact framing house; inscription "834”. On stretcher, inscriptions "naufrágio” and "Monteiro de Carvalho”.

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