FCO-3076

The Flight to Egypt

1955

code

FCO-3076

CR Number

3376

dimensions

54.5 x 65.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
The Flight to Egypt
Description
Composition in blue tones, ochre, gray, green, earthy, orange, white and black. Smooth, slightly thicker due to spatulate in the figures and in the sky. Composition representing the Flight into Egypt with Mary carrying in his arms the Child Jesus, sitting on a donkey drawn by St. Joseph. To the left of the train in front donkey, ears, eyes and indicated nostrils, composed of small geometrical areas, on gray and lighter tones and to your on the right, caused by light from the on the left. About the animal is Mary, sitting with profile legs to the left and body almost facing. The figure has a cloth of yellow tones on the head, halo, suggested facial features, holds in her arms the Child Jesus; wears long dress in blue tones and light blue slipper. The baby Jesus is sitting on the lap of Mary, nearly edge-on to the right, has blond hair, halo, thin arms raised holding at the neck of his mother and wears type of light blue-green gown. On the right, pulling the donkey by a rope, St. Joseph, standing with the profile body to the right slightly turned head forward. The figure has long hair, facial features suggested by chiaroscuro contrast, beard, on the right arm flexed holding the rope and on the left holding what appears to be a bucket. It wears tunic composed of geometrical areas superimposed yellow tones, interspersed with small blue spots; It is the most advanced on the right leg to the left, as if he were walking to the right and wear flip-flops. The ground is represented in ochre and background in blue tones, darker around the figures.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Height
65.5
Width
54.5
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom right corner “PORTINARI 55”
Annotation Others
On stretcher, label "Tableau de Artes Plásticas”. On back of frame, inscriptions "Mold nº 8B 65,5 x 54,5 Portinari” and "52”.

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