FCO-535

Burning the Judas Effigy

1957

code

FCO-535

CR Number

4231

dimensions

40 x 31.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilsanguine

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Burning the Judas Effigy
Description
Composition in black tones, white and red ochre. Straight, parallel and contour lines. Boys threshing It depicts Judas occupying almost the entire stand area. In the center of the composition, as if in the air, puppet representing Judas, surrounded by four boys with sticks in their hands; three boys are in the foreground, a on the left profile to the right, the second in the center, on his back, legs wide apart, the third to the profile on the right to on the left. The room is in the background, to the left and front. Thin lines diagonally traversing the area and the composition are at a point below the Judas. From this point, the figure of a dog standing on his back, looking up. In the upper on the right half circle suggesting sun.
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Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
sanguineArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
623
Height
31.5
Width
40
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 57"
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 623” and "Nº 773”.

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