FCO-2567

PeaceSmall-scale color sketch

[1952]

code

FCO-2567

CR Number

3181

dimensions

95 x 140.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Peace
Description
Composition in gray, rose, yellow, red, white, blue and earthy. Smooth texture. Composition schematic groups representing various figures, forming compact areas which overlap and merge geometrized against background. From bottom to top, see to the left wheel made up of nine women holding hands, with faces just indicated and wearing long dresses; the center, and other undefined group formed by two men holding child; on the right, a wheel of twelve women hand in hand without indicated facial features and wear long dresses. Higher up in the middle support, center and on the right, undefined group forming compact mass of people who are standing and facing, and on the right, the group finds itself inserted in more contrasting shade area. On top of the support, on the left, suggesting the group of children are jumping carrion and little set back wheel; to center a wheel. In the limit the upper edge of the support, schematized three groups defined by geometrical areas, among which are seen in thick lines in the vertical earthy tones suggesting perhaps trunks of trees in a forest.
Related Event 9
Related Document 120
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Top edge of support is irregular, with a height of 133 cm on the right side.
Collection
Ministério das Relações Exteriores adquirida do artista sob encomenda, na década de 1950Collection
Height
140.5
Width
95
Dimension Notes
formato: irregular precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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