FCO-1844

Memory from My Childhood

1957

code

FCO-1844

CR Number

4228

dimensions

73 x 60 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Memory from My Childhood
Description
Composition in light shades of ochre, blue, green, red, earthy, gray, orange, rose and white. Rough texture, prevalence of traces made by spatula, some marked brushstrokes. Circus, clown and children in the Brodowski Square, against the background of houses and trees. In the foreground, the center and on the left of the center, group of several children facing back, arms raised above their heads, looking in the direction of a clown riding on a horse or donkey. Clown represented in shades of red and orange with open arms, open hands, and orange hat on his head. He is mounted upside down on the animal, with his back to the animal's head front to back. The animal is taking the left diagonal path to the right, toward the bottom of the composition. To the left of the path, in the background, an armed circus near the Church of Saint Anthony in Brodowski Square. In the third level, open field against the background of high and thin trees, houses, low and green trees and blue sky with white clouds. The whole ground is in ochre tones with splashes of orange and green.
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Art Form
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Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
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Height
60
Width
73
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "PORTINARI 57"

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