FCO-4334

Shantytown

1957

code

FCO-4334

CR Number

4183

dimensions

60 x 50 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Shantytown
Description
Composition in light shades of green, white, ochre and gray and blue tones, green, earthy, orange and black. Smooth texture, rough, thick, marked strokes. Composition representing group of three musicians in slum represented by geometrical areas. Musicians are probably serenading the woman who is to the right of the composition, in profile to the left. On the left, deeper, man leaning against the door of a shack. In the background, hills with indicated shacks and sky in shades of blue, green and ochre; moon in crescent on the left.
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Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Ernani Leiloeiro adquiridaCollection
Height
50
Width
60
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 57"
Annotation Others
On stretcher and on back of frame, illegible stamps.

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