FCO-2555

Bumba-Meu-BoiExecuted to

1956

code

FCO-2555

CR Number

3778

dimensions

168 x 198 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By 2
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Bumba-Meu-Boi
Description
Composition in ochre, gray, earthy, blue and white. Smooth and thick texture. It depicts Bumba-meu-boi composed of three figures and seahorse representation against plain background. The man entered the horse's representation is with the body of front legs turned to the right, arms folded up - cross on the left in front of the chest - hands flat on the face level. wear the type of northeastern hat has the square face with skin represented in dark tone, indicated facial features and dress suit and sneakers irregular chess. The seahorse is facing right, head 3/4 to the left, has long neck geometrized in ochre tones and body covered by drapery falling to the height of man's shins. On the left, behind the seahorse, two men standing side by side, both with head turned up. The on the left, 3/4 on the right, plays the clarinet and wears pants and gray jacket and pointy shoes. The man beside her, one sees only the body from the waist up, with the rest covered by the seahorse. He faces with his on the left hand on his hip. Apparent brush strokes forming geometrism in clothes of the two figures on the left; brushstrokes giving relief crossed his mind at the drapery, the head of the sea horse and jacket extra center. Plain background with geometric areas behind the characters.
Related Event 10
Related Document 38
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the headquarters of the “O Cruzeiro” magazine, Rio de Janeiro, RJ. Work designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Banco Central do Brasil adquirida em 1976Collection
Previous Collection
Diários Associados adquirida do artista sob encomenda feita por Assis Chateaubriand, em 1954Collection
Height
198
Width
168
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI 56"

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