FCO-3444

Women and Calabash

1939

code

FCO-3444

CR Number

1034

dimensions

55 x 46 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Women and Calabash
Description
Composition in tones earthy, gray, ochre, green, yellow, blue, white, black and red. Smooth, slightly thicker in some regions and marked brushstrokes. Composition representing three women in the midst of an urban view, which appear gates, windows, a gourd and a stylized clump. In the center of the composition, black front, sitting on box. He has curly hair, facial features suggested, is extremely fat and wears yellow dress with red polka dots. It's on the right arm resting on the crate where she sits on her lap and the on the left; legs wide apart and barefoot. On the left, huge gourd earthy tones. On the right woman standing suggestion, from the front, using dressed in green hues. Further to the right, clump-hued earthy. In the background, on the left, standing female figure, facing, suggested facial features, wearing light green dress. In the background, behind the central figure, rectangular plank clear. On the left, home of suggestion with steps and iron gate. On the right part of building with green window.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Banco SafraCollection
Height
46
Width
55
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1939"
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "OB”.
Annotation Exhibition
On stretcher, labels "Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh Pennsylvania To Composition Oil Painting By Candido Portinari Owned by the Artistic Catalogue Nº Museum Modern 34 Art nº 40.4166 Portinari nº 47” and "Museum of Modern Art Loan 40.4166 Artist”; handwritten label "Nº 47”. On back of frame, inscriptions "BR 3963” and "75”.

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