FCO-144

Man Bending OverStudy

c.1937

code

FCO-144

CR Number

723

dimensions

44 x 63 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

charcoal

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Man Bending Over
Description
Composition in black and white. Lines defining contours and shading setting volume. Figure of a man in profile to the left, against white background, leaning forward at an angle of almost ninety degrees. The arms are fallen down in a position to pick something up. The figure wears hat, dress shirt with half sleeve and pants, which are rolled below the knees and is barefoot. The figure body is strong looking up the muscles of the arms is well defined. The on the right leg and foot are not visible because there is a horizontal line cutting the on the right leg just below knee. Might falling from the left side of the composition, illuminating the front of the figure.
Themes
Related Event 4
Related Document 11
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study, not used, for the mural painting “Brazilwood” [FCO 1748]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
charcoalArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
681
Height
63
Width
44
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed in bottom left corner "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscription by Maria Portinari "DN 681”. On back of frame, inscription "DN 681”.

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