FCO-4270

AnchietaSmall-scale color sketch

c.1951

code

FCO-4270

CR Number

2990

dimensions

32 x 8 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouache

Artwork Surface

support unidentified
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Anchieta
Description
Composition in blue tones, orange, green, earthy, yellow, red and black. Smooth texture. It depicts episodes in Brazil's history: the arrival of the Portuguese, Anchieta writing in the sand and independence. The scene are depicted against irregular colored areas, creating amoeboid forms. On the left, three ships with the Maltese Cross. To the right of center, Anchieta figure writing in the sand, and the on the right-most group of human figures merely suggested. In front of one of the groups, men on horseback, facing right. Background with irregular areas featuring the sea, mountains and on the right vegetation.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting or panel “Brazil”; not executed
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
support unidentifiedArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Height
8
Width
32
Dimension Notes
precisão: estimadas
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Status
Não localizadaVisual Artwork Status

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