FCO-4263

She Saw the Guillotine in a Dream…Illustration

1960

code

FCO-4263

CR Number

4786

dimensions

26 x 33 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
She Saw the Guillotine in a Dream…
Description
Composition in blue tones, green, yellow, red, ochre, earthy, white and black. Smooth texture. It depicts crowd watching beheading guillotine and woman levitating. In the foreground, a group of men standing in a platform, one next to the other, dressed in toga and brimmed hat. The man on the left is facing and has suggested facial features. Three men are in the back and a profile to the left, also suggested facial features. On the right a more defined groups. To the left and behind, representing heads of people in the crowd. In the center of the It depicts, armed guillotine platform a little higher; it is high, has rectangular shape and is suspended with the razor. The blade is held by a rope, pulled by man who is ahead of you. The man is facing left, wears kind of colorful helmet, long sleeve shirt and long pants, holding the rope with both hands a distant from each other. Floating above the dais, a woman, as if levitating. She is lying with the body horizontally, has the head to the left and his face has suggested facial features. Background with irregular geometric areas.
Related Event
Related Document 5
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration no. 3 for novel “Terre promise”, from the book “Romans,” by André Maurois
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Previous Collection
Librairie Gallimard adquirida do artista sob encomenda feita através do editor Pierre Mathieu, em 1959Collection
Height
33
Width
26
Dimension Notes
precisão: estimadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 60"
Status
Não localizadaVisual Artwork Status

Similar

 
APOIO
PATROCÍNIO
REALIZAÇÂO