FCO-2742

The Justice of SolomonExecuted to

[1943]

code

FCO-2742

CR Number

1751

dimensions

191 x 179 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

tempera

Artwork Surface

canvas
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The Justice of Solomon
Description
Composition in gray, white, black and earthy. Smooth and thick texture. Composition representing Solomon holding child and two alleged mothers. The figures are outlined by dark lines and set to deliberate significant deformation. Geometrized areas make up the background there is superposition of light and dark on the figures. On the left, Solomon sat on the throne, facing with the profile head to the right. It has suggested facial features; eye very open on the right, hooked nose, lips parted and beard. Your body is filled with small traces symmetrically distributed vertically. He folded up and on the left arm whose hand grasps a knife, a on the right front holding stretched hanging naked child. She has marked eyes and folded profile. To the right of the composition, true mother figure of the child, pleading attitude, kneeling, in profile to the left. It arms stretched upward, inclined front face with back revealing expression of despair. wear white dress suggesting being breasts out with the drapery of the skirt to be confused with the legs. In the background, on the right, false mother figure in arrogant attitude, standing, three quarters turned to the left and head in profile and up. Has her hair back, open eyes, small nose and lips parted. Your body is all filled with small traces symmetrically distributed vertically. It arms crossed and on the left foot rests on a cube. Background with geometrical areas in shades of gray, are seeing on the right suggestion building and some forms that overlap the figures creating chiaroscuro effects.
Related Event 10
Related Document 34
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the headquarters of the Rádio Tupi of São Paulo, SP.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
temperaArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Preservation Number
Obra tombada sob o nº 327.
Collection
Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand emprestada desde 1947 e doada em 1959Collection
Previous Collection
Diários Associados adquirida do artista sob encomenda feita em 1942 por Assis ChateaubriandCollection
Height
179
Width
191
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Others
On stretcher, label "48 CANDIDO PORTINARI A JUSTIÇA DE SALOMÃO 48”.

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