FCO-2907

Saint George Subduing the Dragon

1931

code

FCO-2907

CR Number

242

dimensions

53.5 x 34 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

gouacheIndia ink pen

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Saint George Subduing the Dragon
Description
Composition in green tones, blue, red, and yellow earthy. Contour lines made ink and colored gouache more or less diluted. Representation of São Jorge, in profile to the left, mounted on white horse fighting dragon. The saint is wearing blue helmet, has the head turned slightly forward with facial features just mentioned. wear long sleeve shirt in earthy tone, red vest, green belt, pants at the knees in earthy tone, high boots and short robe over his blue shoulders. It has the bent arm whose on the left hand, which is only outlined, yellow safe long boom and this is piercing the dragon's head who is lying in front. The horse has head inclined slightly downwards, has shown mane front on the right leg bent and raised and lowered tail between the hind legs which are slightly bent. The on the left foreleg seems to step on the red dragon that is fallen. He's got his head to the left, teeth bared finding himself between the eyes the spear of St. George stuck. It has two small open legs, body supported on the right side, belly show and long jagged tail extended on the right. The ground is green seeing are five simple blue and yellow flowers scattered. In the background, the horizon lines marking the flat terrain and the beginning of the sky.
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Height
34
Width
53.5
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "C.PORTINARI 931"
Annotation Others
On reverse, label "1931-1903 = 28 JORGE COSTA PINTO”.

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