FCO-3512

Shantytown

1957

code

FCO-3512

CR Number

4188

dimensions

56 x 46 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

wood

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Shantytown
Description
Composition in tones earthy, green, gray, rose, blue, orange, white and black. Smooth, slightly thicker and marked brushstrokes. Composition representing a slum with three well defined tents, screens with figures against the background consists of geometrical areas in various shades which suggest continued with slum huts and where some suggested see FIGS. On the left part of a shack edge with half-bust figure suggested in the window. To the left of the center square shed slightly diagonally with Figure half-bust leaning on the window. To the right of center, a little behind another hut, quadrangular, with door and window and also suggested in figure indicated. At the bottom, overlapping geometrical areas in various shades suggest other shacks in perspective for background, superimposed by two lighter vertical stripes, roughly in the center of the composition. Among the shacks, figures suggesting possibly women.
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
woodArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Grupo Bozano adquiridaCollection
Previous Collection
Bozano, Simonsen adquirida em 1981Collection
Galeria Rachid adquiridaCollection
Height
46
Width
56
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 57"
Annotation Others
On back of frame, inscription "180”.

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