FCO-2330

Woman and Children

1940

code

FCO-2330

CR Number

1242

dimensions

81 x 100 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Woman and Children
Description
Composition in dark tones of earthy, ochre, blue, green, red, black and rose and white tones. Predominantly smooth texture, broad strokes marked, some short, quick strokes. Composition representing wife and four children, and the arid lanscape background field with three balloons on top. All figures are dark and have the characteristic features of the black race. In the foreground, center, little girl sitting on the floor with head, trunk and arms front and profile legs to the right. It has the hat or red beret head, her hair is black, face traits poorly defined, has open arms and raised sideways, wears dark dress and has bare feet. On the right tree trunk portion occupying the entire height of composition along the on the right margin. In the background, center, woman standing in front, and a black baby in her arms. The woman wears red bow on her head, has black hair, coarse features, wears rose dress with gray accents and black and ruffled skirt. To the left and leaning against the woman, girl with the body almost in profile to the right, with head facing up and leaning on his on the right shoulder and on the right hand holding blue object. On the right and leaning against the woman, girl 3/4 on the left with dark hair and blue ribbon around the head finishing loop at the top, short and armed hair, coarse features. wear white dress with long sleeves and secure with both hands blue chest. In the background, arid field lanscape with hills, tree on the left and three light blue balloons in the sky. This is in blue tone "degrade" darker on top.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Fundação Edson Queiroz adquiridaCollection
Height
100
Width
81
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, labels "EXHIBITED RIVERSIDE MUSEUM 2 310 RIVERSIDE DRIVE 310 N”, "SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART – EXHIBITION PORTINARI ST PORTINARI GROUP – DATE IN 6/3/41”, "MUSEUM OF MODERN ART – LOAN 40.42.78 ARTIST” and "MINNEAPOLIS ART INSTITUTE NO.L.41.229 lent by Nelson Gallery”; inscription "TBH 781/63-116, 81-1”. On back of frame, labels "Nº 128 Candido PORTINARI ‘Grupo’ (Oil)”, "[B]RITISH COUNCIL [OF] FINE ARTS DE [illegible] Name OWNER ADRESS WORK Title Group Artist PORTINARI, Candido EXHIBITION BRAZILIAN EXHIBITION in Great Britain, 1944-45 nº 66” and "SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART EXHIBITION PORTINARI ARTIST PORTINARI – SCARECROWS – + BALLOONS Nº 3053.41 DATE IN 6/3/41”; inscription "Property of Sr. Hugo Gouthier”. Label with title of work changed.
Annotation Others
On back of frame, inscription "Property of Sr. Hugo Gouthier”.

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