FCO-4166

SlumExecuted to

[1942]

code

FCO-4166

CR Number

1620

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

tempera

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By 2
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Slum
Description
Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts musicians and dancers in celebration against background with hills and buildings. The figures are contoured with thin black lines and are set with significant deformation. In the foreground, two figures shown to the mid-thigh. On the left, clarinetist standing, facing left. Wearing a hat, striped shirt and light suit. Secure with both hands the clarinet that is playing. On the right, ukulele player, front, head turned to the left. wear plaid shirt, coat and smooth dark pants with fine scratches. In the background, in the center of the composition, man with fancy Bumba-meu-boi. He faces, his head turned to the right, wearing a hat, striped shirt, and below the waist covered by fantasy. The Bumba-meu-boi, has large head, open mouth and body represented with swirled drapery, adorned with black lines. More to the left, back, man standing with arms raised and cross on the right foot over on the left, dancing. He wears striped shirt and plain trousers. Further back, girl turned to the left, also dancing with short dress fluttering. She is leading a group of people who have followed the musicians. At the bottom, on the left and on the right, hills with vegetation; in the central area, the hill with buildings of buildings and houses. In heaven, on the right, pipa, and on the left balloons. Sky representation and skyline. Clear ground.
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Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the headquarters of the Rádio Tupi of Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
temperaArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
DestruídaCollection
Previous Collection
Diários Associados adquirida do artista sob encomenda, por Assis Chateaubriand, em 1942Collection
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Status
DestroyedVisual Artwork Status
Notes Status
Work destroyed on March 12, 1949 in a fire at headquarters of the Rádio Tupi of Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

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