FCO-2873

Drought

1939

code

FCO-2873

CR Number

1028

dimensions

72.5 x 60.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Drought
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, white, blue, black and green. Smooth texture. Three sitting black women and children occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition in arid lanscape. From the left to the right: 3/4 woman turned to the right with the head profile. Has short kinky hair, naked lap seeing a part of sagging breasts, on the right arm holding the on the right leg is bent. It wears white clothing and has at his side a crock outlined in black. To the right of center, front woman holding a baby in her arms. Woman is with the head tilted toward the child has hair divided in half and stuck in the neck. The baby is leaning back with his head to the left leg and on the right, naked. Further back, front woman with legs crossed, face tilted down and body outlined by black lines. Figures have the facial features just mentioned. On the left, on the bank, three tufts of vegetation, side by side, in perspective to the bottom on the right, near the bottom, a blue bag and winding thick rope resting on the floor. In the background, blue sky with the top edge clearing down and merging with the floor in ochre tones.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Christie'sCollection
Height
60.5
Width
72.5
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "PORTINARI 939"
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, torn label "MUSEU NACIONAL DE BELAS ARTES – Rio de Janeiro – Exposição: Portinari [illegible]”.
Annotation Others
On back of frame, label from Artefact framing house.

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