FCO-2771

Saint CeciliaExecuted to

c.1925

code

FCO-2771

CR Number

51

dimensions

166 x 73 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Saint Cecilia
Description
Composition in tones earthy, ochre, gray, blue, green, rose, red and black. Smooth texture. It depicts Santa Cecilia lying on the ground, occupying the entire width of the support, with flowers, musical staff and sword. Santa Cecilia is dead, lying on the floor, his head on the right profile; legs on the left, with half of the body facing side and supported on the left thigh. The knees are slightly bent, on the right leg over the on the left and bare feet. Has long dark hair with white, thin halo above the face, eyes and lips closed and delicate nose. Behind the nape on the ground see the smear of blood that trickled down. wear light clothing, long sleeve dark auctioned by bias with flower at the neckline and skirt with floral motifs bar. It is seen wide green palm diagonally on the body through the chest and leaning on his on the right side. His on the right arm is on the back and the on the left over the body. Santa Cecilia seems to be draped over porch, or step, seeing in the bid below - decorated with geometric motifs, suggesting Greek - on the left, lyre and musical score and center, dirty sword blood. Throughout the bottom margin of the composition is no spread flowers suggesting parts of bouquets that would be placed in the lower plane.
Location Created
Related Event
Related Document 21
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
This work was originally made for the mother church in Brodowski, the one where, in 1918, Portinari was first exposed to painting, executing the stars for the church’s altar. Later, the work was transferred to the Seminário Arquidiocesano Maria Imaculada, also in Brodowski.
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Previous Collection
Igreja de Santo Antônio presente do artistaCollection
Height
73
Width
166
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed in middle of left edge "PORTINARI BRODOWSKI". Undated

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