FCO-2761

Saint Francis of AssisiExecuted to

[1941]

code

FCO-2761

CR Number

1342

dimensions

75 x 180 cm

Art Form

Mural painting

Art Medium

tempera

Artwork Surface

combined medium and support
Mentioned By
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Saint Francis of Assisi
Description
Composition earthy tones, green, ochre, white, black, red and gray. Resulting rough texture support and smooth. San Francisco with bird in hand, standing in front, occupying almost the entire support area against plain light green background. The saint has elongated penny, short black hair with short bangs covering of the forehead, which is wide; set eyes, thin eyebrows straight, and the on the left is a little more fallen than the on the right, almond-shaped dark eyes facing forward, long nose, thin and closed lips, beard and mustache. wear robe with hood back in pitch dark ground with rope with two loops at the waist with tips falling on the right and sandals with strap between the toes, and the on the right is dark blue and the black on the left. He folded on the right arm with his hand palm upward with out min and ring finger bent and the other three straight upwards. Bent on the left arm with hand just above the waist with open palm looking up little white bird red head, in profile to the left and head forward, resting on your thumb. The bird has wings open up as if ready to fly or running out of earthy.
Location Created
General Info
The model for this work was Paulino Portinari, brother of the artist.
Related Event
Related Document 44
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the left third of the right side wall of the “Nonna” chapel in Brodowski, SP. The house where the artist’s parents lived, along with the work, was expropriated by the São Paulo state government in 1969 and transformed into a museum in 1970.
Art Form
Mural paintingArtFormType
Art Medium
temperaArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
combined medium and supportArtworkSurfaceType
Preservation Number
Obra tombada sob o nº 00048.
Collection
Museu Casa de Portinari adquirida pelo Governo do Estado de São Paulo em julho de 1969Collection
Height
180
Width
75
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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