FCO-2838

Raft and Carcass

1940

code

FCO-2838

CR Number

1125

dimensions

73 x 59.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Raft and Carcass
Description
Composition in yellow, blue, earthy, gray, white, red and black. Smooth texture. Night lanscape with raft, scarecrow and figures, seeing in the sky the Southern Cross and the Three Marias. In the center, raft with fallen candle, white with red dots. To the left, steer skull; in the area covered by shadow in earthy tone, side by side, one bauzinho and a gourd and on the right, a black figure in white. In the background, from the left to the right: black figure holding aloft a billowing cloth, figure running profile to the left and armed scarecrow with flowing drapery. In the background, blue sky, on the left the Three Marias and on the right the Southern Cross, clearing near the horizon where you see in the center a hill.
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Art Medium
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Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
59.5
Width
73
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, label "Museum of Modern Art Loan nº 40.4191 Artist”.
Annotation Others
On back of frame, label "HEYDENRYK frame 141 West 54th St. New York. 19 N.Y.”.

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