FCO-3047

Arab on Plow

[1957]

code

FCO-3047

CR Number

4267

dimensions

19 x 23.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

chipboard
Mentioned By
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Arab on Plow
Description
Composition in ochre (predominant), gray, earthy, green and white. Rough and thick texture, friezes probably made with brush cable. Composition representing figure on tractor, amid a field of ochre. In the center, with tractor grille in front, moving, almost from the front, walking to the left. About it, figure represented by grayish-white mass, like a man on his back with long turban on his head, stuck by an arch. The plantation is possibly a wheat field. In the background, band in gray and earthy tones representing ground range uncultivated.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
chipboardArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Cosme Velho Galeria de Arte adquiridaCollection
Height
23.5
Width
19
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "Pintura a óleo de Candido Portinari da Série Israel 7 ao todo – reproduzida em cores no album do mesmo nome, editado na Itália em 1957 Rio de Janeiro, agosto de 1970 Maria Victoria Portinari,” "Isaie XLI, 25 Voici que je fais de toi un traineau à battre, neuf, à doubles dents; tu broieras, tu hacheras les montagnes, tu réduiras les collines en menue paille” and "pag. 680 (Serie Le Consolasione 41) Io ti ho posto come un carro nuovo da trebbiare, armato di denti di ferro: tu trebbierai i monti e li triterai, e ridurrai in polvere le Colline”; stamp of notarized signature.

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