FCO-130

Head of ManStudy

26-11-1937

code

FCO-130

CR Number

729

dimensions

50 x 62 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

charcoal

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Head of Man
Description
Composition in black and white. Lines defining contours and shading setting volume. man's face study, from the front, slightly turned to the left, against plain background. The figure has square face, suggested hair, combed straight back, broad forehead, straight eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes turned to the left, visible left ear and marked broad nose, and full lips closed and rounded chin with pit in the center. There is no suggestion neck. Might falling from the left creating shaded area marked on the left side of the figure.
General Info
The model for this work was José Grande, a student of the artist.
Related Document 2
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study, not used, for the mural painting “Coffee” [FCO 1755]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
charcoalArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
82
DN Number
420
Collection
Previous Collection
Partner's Suporte Empresarial adquiridaCollection
Height
62
Width
50
Annotation
Unsigned
Annotation Author
Dated in inscription at bottom right "croquis Para o Café 26-XI-937”
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 420” and "Nº 99”.

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