FCO-2323

Saint Anthony with Baby Jesus

c.1943

code

FCO-2323

CR Number

1765

dimensions

10.5 x 16 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

tempera

Artwork Surface

plywood

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Saint Anthony with Baby Jesus
Description
Composition in blue tones, earthy, ochre, red, white and green. Smooth texture. Composition representing Saint Anthony with Baby Jesus in her arms, against background in shades of blue. Saint Anthony is standing, 3/4 on the left half body, holding his on the right arm in the baby Jesus who is sitting with head and body slightly turned to the right. Saint Anthony is bald on the top of the head and has brown hair only on the sides and facial features defined by rapid and angular strokes in earthy tone. He has wrinkles on the forehead, straight eyebrows, brown eyes turned to the left, big nose, thick red lips, square face. Wears dark brown habit, is bent on the left arm, seeing the hand at chest level with visible palm and fingers bent, except for the index finger pointing up. Your on the right arm is covered by the boy and his hand is seen under the child's buttocks. The boy has blond hair, curly and short, physiognomic traits outlined. His eyes are green, the nostrils are indicated, the mouth is small and the face is round. It seems that is naked, wrapped in red cloth passing over his shoulders and falls through the body to the crotch. He is barefoot and represented by short and quick strokes. The background is blue with some white lines and two birds or suggested angels at the top, on the right and on the left.
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Art Medium
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Artwork Surface
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Collection
Height
16
Width
10.5
Annotation
Signed in bottom left corner "PORTINARI". Undated

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