Painting Professorship at Fine Arts of Lisbon, 1934: Case Study on Model Proportions of Five Paintings
Ana Mafalda Cardeira

The present case study intents to compare proportion on five paintings made, in 1934, for a competition for Painting Professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon. Model proportions indicated that the male portrayed would had a height between 170 and 180 cm. Henrique Franco winning represented the breakthrough from naturalism in the Academy of Fine Arts of Lisbon with the embrace of new plastic forms of representation, as it can be confirmed by these painting competition testimonies.

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