FCO-4219

Fighting the EnemyDesign

[1942]

code

FCO-4219

CR Number

1726

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

medium unidentified

Artwork Surface

support unidentified

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Title
Fighting the Enemy
Description
Composition in blue tones, red, white and black. Smooth texture. Representation man fighting the dragon. Composition crafted with smoky shadows, where man and horse figures are castings without defined features, outlined by the shadows that are around. In the center of the composition, man riding a horse profile to the left, holding the sword above his head and seemed to have stuck in the dark spear dragon standing before her. Horse with front legs and head raised. Dragon, in the foreground, next to the horse, with a spear pierced his neck, where blood flows. The dragon has a huge eye on the head, big tail, passing behind the horse's hind legs four short limbs of three fingers and a hand with five fingers. Light hits the top on the right of clearing the figures. Smoky background light.
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Artwork Function
DesignArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Design for the poster “Combate ao Inimigo”
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
medium unidentifiedArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
support unidentifiedArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Previous Collection
Legião Brasileira de Assistência adquirida do artista sob encomendaCollection
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom right corner "Portinari 1942"
Status
Não localizadaVisual Artwork Status

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