FCO-3364

He Carried the Corpse to the Hut...Illustration

1959

code

FCO-3364

CR Number

4575

dimensions

19 x 25 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By 2

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Title
He Carried the Corpse to the Hut...
Description
Composition in yellow, orange, green, earthy, blue, rose, black and red. Smooth texture. It depicts man holding dead child sitting and India on the threshold of a door. In the center of the composition, fat man kneeling in front. He has black hair in disarray, big eyes, black beard covering his face. Holding in her arms a dead child, lying with his head to the left. wear long sleeve shirt in light geometrized pastel rose, orange, blue and green. Further back, on the left India sitting on the floor in front. He has a round face, black hair with bangs on the forehead, suggesting fallen braids over her shoulders, slanted eyes, indicated and gross mouth nose. wears dark clothing with orange stripe along the cuffs. Hands together in her lap on her legs crossed. Orange and yellow ground with large clump plant on the left. Basically, checkered areas on the left and on the right walls are suggesting huts.
Related Event 5
Related Document 12
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration no. 4 for the novel “La Puissance et la gloire,” from the book “Romans,” by Graham Greene
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Librairie Gallimard adquirida do artista sob encomenda feita por Pierre Mathieu, diretor artístico da Editora, em 1959Collection
Height
25
Width
19
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "PORTINARI RIO 59"

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