FCO-3125

Bahian Woman and Children

[1936]

code

FCO-3125

CR Number

603

dimensions

70 x 73.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Bahian Woman and Children
Description
Composition in tones earthy, ochre, white, black, red and blue. Smooth texture and marked brushstrokes. Composition representing figure sitting Bahia, flanked by two girls, occupying almost the entire height of the composition, with the ground and the sky in shades earthy. In the center, robust Bahia sitting in front, without representation of facial features. Three turban on his head, wears white dress straps accentuating breast volume and is with her hands folded in her lap (on the right over on the left). On the left shoulder, a cloth-of-coast, skirt leaving shoe appear blue with light blue and red detail. On the left, girl standing in front, very short hair, no representation of facial features, wearing a white long sleeve dress. It has thick legs and bare feet. On the right, another girl in profile standing on the left, curly and short hair, with blue tie, just facial features suggested by the profile. wear white dress hollow sleeves, has thick legs and bare feet. Floor in shades earthy in the same tone that brightens the sky toward the horizon.
Related Event 6
Related Document 38
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Height
73.5
Width
70
Annotation
Signed at bottom right edge "PORTINARI". Undated
Annotation Others
On back of frame, inscription "187 Carnero PPOF [illegible]”.

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