FCO-2536

Children Playing

1940

code

FCO-2536

CR Number

1204

dimensions

100 x 80 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Children Playing
Description
Composition in earthy, blue, gray, white, black and green. Smooth texture. Composition representing boys playing leapfrog and boy with trap in arid landscape with hill in the background. In the foreground, on the left, dark-skinned boy in profile to the left, with the upper body leaning forward and wearing gray clothes. Above him, in the air, a boy facing forward with both arms and legs spread. He has a round face, frown, big eyes looking forward, nubian nose, and full lips closed. He wears gray clothes patterned with small red dots. Still in the foreground, on the right, a dark-skinned boy sitting on the floor facing forward. It has a round face, dark hair, big eyes wide apart, nubian nose, thick and closed lips. He has arms outstretched, rested on his legs, which are spreadholds in his hands a trap that is between his legs. In the background, arid land with a large hill in the background, almost in triangular shape, where dark squares and small trees that suggest a slum can be seen. Deep blue sky clearing downwards up to a white stripe near the horizon. On the right, slightly greenish moon.
Related Event 11
Related Document 61
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
188
Previous Collection
Dan GaleriaCollection
Height
80
Width
100
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, piece of label from the Museum of Modern Art.

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