FCO-3063

Burial of Child

1935

code

FCO-3063

CR Number

558

dimensions

36 x 23 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilwatercolor

Artwork Surface

paper

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Burial of Child
Description
Composition in black tones, white, ochre, yellow and blue. Contour lines graphite and aquarelados. Composition representing a funeral, followed by women's procession to the cemetery to the left and the little church of Saint Anthony, on the right. In the foreground, to the right of center, courting a burial, probably of a child, because of the small dimensions of the coffin and its blue color. The procession forms a diagonal on the left to the right, front to the back and appears to be composed only of women, some with suggested physiognomy, all wearing dress, a blue other yellow. In the background, the center, behind the procession, the figure of a fat man standing with hat in his on the right hand and his on the right hand, child figure only indicated. At the top, on the right of center, flying over the procession, an angel only indicated by sketched head, wings and tunic with blue brushstrokes. To the left of the composition representation of the cemetery, with a clear wall in perspective, the on the left diagonal form to the right, from the front to the back. Behind the wall, suggesting trees and tombs. In the background, near the horizon, three houses on one floor and the little church of Saint Anthony.
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Height
23
Width
36
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 935"

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