FCO-161

Head of ChildSketch

c.1944

code

FCO-161

CR Number

2280

dimensions

15.7 x 19.7 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilcolored pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Head of Child
Description
Composition in black, white and blue tones. Fast contour lines. Boy's head outline, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. The child is in profile to the right, has curly hair, broad forehead, marked eyebrows, eyes facing forward, aquiline nose, defined by a triangle, closed mouth and prominent chin. There are neck-in suggestion.
Artwork Function
SketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Sketch for the mural painting “Children’s Games” [FCO 1760]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
colored pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
324
Height
19.7
Width
15.7
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, lines possibly by the artist; authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 324” and "Nº 497”.

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