FCO-2968

Girl Holding Child

c.1935

code

FCO-2968

CR Number

546

dimensions

60 x 73.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Girl Holding Child
Description
Composition in gray, blue, white, and black earthy. Smooth texture. Composition representing girl boy with figure, taking almost the entire height of the composition. The girl is in the center of the composition, standing, facing, is misshapen, stocky, has a large head, short and curly hair, round face, big eyes well together, short and wide nose, closed thick lips, thick neck and short . It has very wide body, long on the left arm throughout the body. wear white dress tunic type, square neckline, long sleeves, marked by vertical lines that suggest furrowed. It has very long legs, slightly apart and rounded bare feet. Snapping at the time of her waist, boy also deformed with the redder skin than the girl. He is in profile to on the right, the head 3/4 facing the same side. Has great face, some strands of hair suggested at the top of the head, almond-shaped eyes, small nose and lips parted. It wears white blouse and has the bare legs. The ground is represented in gray tones stoned. In the background, on the horizon, buttes in shades earthy a on the left and two on the right. Stoned sky-blue tone.
General Info
Painting with same composition as engraving “Girl Holding Child” [FCO 3637].
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Related Document 16
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Art Medium
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Previous Collection
Galeria Astréia adquiridaCollection
Height
73.5
Width
60
Annotation
Signed in bottom right corner "PORTINARI". Undated
Annotation Others
On stretcher, inscription "COL. Jayme dias da Cunha”. On back of frame, inscriptions "877)” [many times], "P x 41 AZ x 213” and "canhamo branco”.

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