FCO-606

Dead Man

c.1958

code

FCO-606

CR Number

4353

dimensions

41 x 35 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Dead Man
Description
Composition in black and white. Predominance of contour lines and areas of light and dark rather geometrical. It depicts man dead and several figures looking at him. In the foreground on the right a back child beside him a ram on his back and a front wheelie. In the background, on the left, dead man stretched out on the floor, facing; We on the left the body, figure leaning forward as if he were crying; behind the dead man's head, woman kneeling in front with open arms, and the on the right of the dead, Profile knees woman on the left with hands on his face. To the right of the composition, two children and two men standing watch the dead man. In the background, hint of trees and houses. Crossing the composition, geometrical areas of light and dark.
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Art Form
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DN Number
628
Collection
Height
35
Width
41
Annotation
Signed at bottom left "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 628” and "Nº 771”.

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