FCO-3642

KitesDesign

[1947]

code

FCO-3642

CR Number

2629

dimensions

40 x 50 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouachelead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Kites
Description
Composition in blue, yellow, ochre, earthy, orange and white. Smooth texture. Three-pipes surrounded by abstract geometric shapes. In the upper half of the composition on the yellow area, flying kites three top to bottom and on the right to on the left. Are equal in lozenge shape, the lower half ochre and white half tone upper end with orange; Rabiola winding and gradually decrease in size from the left to the right. In the background on the yellow area interpenetrating areas ochre. In the lower half, the blue area dominates on the right, even tone that is repeated in the top three banks. Sinuous line surrounds the blue, ochre and yellow areas.
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Artwork Function
DesignArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Design for upholstery for chair seat
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Notes Collection
Work commissioned by Walther Moreira Salles for the dining room chairs of his residence in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
Height
50
Width
40
Annotation
Signed at bottom right edge "Portinari". Undated

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