FCO-2077

BrazilStudy

c.1951

code

FCO-2077

CR Number

2975

dimensions

134 x 34.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Brazil
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, straight lines, fast and shading features. Drawing depicting three It depicts separated by tree trunks cutting up to his full height. From the left to the right: the discovery of Brazil, Anchieta writing in the sand and Bandeirantes. In the first It depicts: in the foreground, on the left, naked Indian, back, on the right arm in the eyes as if looking at a distance and on the right, two indigenous standing, in front, with the head turned back. The on the left carries a baby in her arms and the on the right holds a gourd. In the background, between the tree trunks crossing the composition outlined native and on the right groups on an elevation, profile figure on standing. In the third plane, sea with caravels coming. In the second It depicts: in the foreground, in the center of the front Anchieta outline, writing in the sand. In the background, on the left, indigenous group holding arrows and center, on a hill, a group of indigenous. In the third level, on a flattened hill, taba suggestion. In the third It depicts: in the foreground, on the left, profile horse to the right with his head down and rider mounted; on the right of center, man lying on the floor drinking water and on the right, two horses: the on the left back and the on the right front with his head down and mounted knight. In the background, cavalry formed in wavy line to the bottom in perspective. In the center, three horses side by side in a diagonal from the left to the right and front to the bottom with mounted riders and on the right, and tree trunks outlined group. In the third level, on the left, continuing cavalry and the on the right high hills.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the mural painting or panel “Brazil”; not executed
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
34.5
Width
134
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "O desenho no verso é de autoria de Candido Portinari e mede 134 x 033. Rio de Janeiro, 26 de fevereiro de 1980. Maria Victoria Portinari”.

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