FCO-2398

Bahian Woman

1953

code

FCO-2398

CR Number

3237

dimensions

50 x 61 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Bahian Woman
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, blue, orange, green and black. Smooth, thick skirt of Bahia; marked brushstrokes. Bahia representing Composition taking almost the entire area of ​​the composition with soil in earthy tones and stoned background composed of multiple geometrical areas ochre. Seated female figure from the front, with white turban on his head, eyes suggested by two dark circles, nose indicated, closed thick lips, thick neck; wears earrings and necklace orange balls. It arms along the body supported at the waist with two orange straps on each wrist; wears strap white dress, neckline finished off by small balls, volumes of the suggested breasts, wide white skirt demarcated by geometrical areas in various shades of gray; blue-green shawl out of the on the left shoulder in an irregular range of geometrical shapes and falling almost to the height of the on the right hand side bar. Have legs apart, feet to open the garments sides of green socks and shoes blue high heels shawl color. Floor in tones suggesting stoned earthy form a corner to the left of the composition behind Bahia. Background consists of almost regular geometrical areas in various shades of ochre; behind the Bahia, geometrized greenish area, causing contrast therewith.
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Art Form
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Art Medium
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Height
61
Width
50
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1953"
Annotation Exhibition
On reverse, labels "nº 73 Exposição no Pavilhão de Arte Contemporânea de Milão – Itália 21 de março a 21 de abril 1963 Col. Mendes André Baiana” and "Museu de Arte de São Paulo 1954 [barely legible]”.

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