FCO-2373

Children Playing

1957

code

FCO-2373

CR Number

4225

dimensions

129 x 97 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Children Playing
Description
Composition in green tones, blue, yellow, gray, orange, earthy, violet, white and black. Smooth, rough and marked brushstrokes. Overlapping geometrical shapes and forms mainly composing the background of the composition. Composition with seven boys playing in the middle of a forest represented by geometrical areas. In the foreground, about five posts and formed by three wires where eight birds lie two by two, and forward, to the right of center mound in blue. To the left of center, boyish figure, front, hanging by the on the right arm to the branch of a tree. It has light hair, indicated facial features, wears blue clothing is with slightly apart and feet bare legs. On the same tree, still see themselves two other boys. In the background, on the left, kills in gray area where you see two oxen; in the center, three boys, two front and one profile to the left, all with the arms forward, as if picking up something; They have slightly indicated facial features and clothing indicated by overlapping geometrical areas in lighter shades. To the right, two tangled in trees geometrized. The floor is also represented by geometrical areas that go from blue to green, yellow and orange from the left to the right, towards the light of the composition. Fund represented by thick forest, in dark tones on the left suggesting light shadows; the center light and on the right, half light.
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Art Form
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Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
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Previous Collection
Ernani Leiloeiro adquiridaCollection
Height
97
Width
129
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 57"
Annotation Others
On back of frame, label "Palácio dos Leilões. E. 109 Ernani Leiloeiro”.

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