FCO-2950

PeaceStudy

c.1955

code

FCO-2950

CR Number

3654

dimensions

91.5 x 137.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

Bristol board
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Peace
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, quick strokes, parallel and overlapping lines. Composition featuring study for Peace panel, representing different groups in various activities, such as children playing leapfrog, hopscotch, seesaw, swing, wheel; group of children in training choir, Bumba-meu-boi, scarecrow, bandits, coffee farmers, isolated human and animal figures. In the foreground, the center, representation of Bumba-meu-boi, with a human figure with the body of front legs and three quarters turned to the left, arms raised, head up, wearing a hat and indicated facial features. The horse is in profile to the left, with the head turned up and twisted to the right and body represented by draping draping. On the left, two boys jumping carrion and extreme on the left, two girls, one facing the other, with one of the raised arms, jumping hopscotch. On the right, a child planting banana; a little further back, another sitting mounting a trap and on the far right man standing in front, wearing wide-brimmed hat carrying on his shoulders one child hat-shaped cone. Still in the foreground, behind these It depicts, from the left to the right: two boys turning cartwheel; seesaw diagonal from the left to the right and from front to back, with a child at each end; two animals lying on the paws together a profile to the left and another to the right; a horse from the front, with two figures sitting on his back with his legs turned to the left; woman, as if walking forward, with a lamb on his shoulders. Behind the seesaw, two animals that appear goats supported on its hind legs and with raised front, as if they were playing. In the background, on the left, the group of children in training choir, all with the indicated facial features, open mouth, the front holding sheet music and some wearing hats. In the third level, the on the left wheel of twelve girls, with flowing hair and dresses rotated suggesting movement. On the right girl group standing, all hat and long dresses, two of them with children on his lap and another with boy on his shoulders. Basically, a rice plantation, in which there are figures in activities and animals: boys on swings, donkey, horse, two men pounding rice in front of a table of rounded sticks, men picking rice and representation of a scarecrow.
Themes 16
Related Event 3
Related Document 11
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
Bristol boardArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to wood, narrowing at the top edge.
Collection
Fábio ZanellaCollection
Previous Collection
Height
137.5
Width
91.5
Dimension Notes
formato: irregular precisão: aproximadas
Annotation Author
Signed in dedication, at bottom right, "Para o Callado com o abraço de Portinari”. Undated. Inscription in bottom right corner "Estudo do mural de 14x10 Paz O.N.U”

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