FCO-3759

Scarecrow

1940

code

FCO-3759

CR Number

1131

dimensions

40 x 31 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

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Title
Scarecrow
Description
Composition in tones earthy, blue, ochre, red and white. Smooth and thick texture. Composition representing scarecrow in arid lanscape with the sky in "degrade". In the foreground, on the left of center, indefinitely and bulky thrown to the ground; on the right, otherwise this further winding also indefinite. In the background, center, light clothing scarecrow and red part of the chest. On the third level, the on the right three symmetrically distributed cuttings from the left to the right, diagonally to the bottom perspective. Ground in earthy tone, plan, seeing a few small stones near the scarecrow. In the background, clear area suggesting horizon and early in heaven "degrade" Blue dimming up. At the center, birds flock of flying suggestion.
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Collection
União de Bancos Portugueses incorporada ao acervo do Governo Português com o encampamento do Banco Pinto de MagalhãesCollection
Previous Collection
Banco Pinto de Magalhães adquirida em 1973Collection
Height
31
Width
40
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1940"
Annotation Others
On reverse, stamp "MINISTÉRIO DA EDUCAÇÃO E CULTURA MUSEU NACIONAL DE BELAS ARTES AUTORIZO O EMBARQUE [signature illegible]”. On stretcher, stamp "CASA MINERVA RUA 7 DE SETEMBRO [illegible]”. On back of frame, labels "MUSEU NACIONAL DE ARTE MODERNA Nº Inv. NO MUSEU NACIONAL DE SOARES DOS REIS Rua D. Manuel II Porto Autor PORTINARI Título ‘Espantalho’ Data de execução Técnica Óleo s/ tela Dimensões 31cm x 40cm Col. União de Bancos Portugueses”, "PERTENCE AO BANCO PINTO DE MAGALHÃES AUTOR: CANDIDO PORTINARI TÍTULO: ESPANTALHO CUSTO: CRUZEIROS 120.000,00 MEDIDAS: 031 x 040” and label from Artefact framing house.

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