FCO-2501

Musicians in Shantytown

1957

code

FCO-2501

CR Number

4182

dimensions

80 x 130 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Musicians in Shantytown
Description
Composition in blue tones, ochre, gray, earthy, green, black, violet and rose. Thick texture with marked brushstrokes. Composition with two musicians on the hill of night lanscape with slum represented by sharp geometrics. In the foreground, the center, two musicians sitting side by side. The on the left faces and plays the guitar, the on the right is 3/4 facing the on the left and plays the clarinet. Both wear blue clothes and are surrounded by square huts with straight roofs and windows where you see people who would be watching and listening to music. The slum follows in perspective for background occupying the entire support area always represented by rectangular and square areas that are shrinking in size. Tracks in blue-green tones and earthy vertically traverse the composition suggesting poles.
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Height
130
Width
80
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 57"

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