FCO-804

BoyIllustration

1959

code

FCO-804

CR Number

4593

dimensions

28 x 36 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etching

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Boy
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines. Boy's face occupying the center of the composition against a plain background. The boy is from the front, slightly turned to the left, has long fringe represented by vertical lines on the forehead, eyebrows suggested by small strokes, small eyes and pulled up, straight nose and mouth shut. Shirt suggested by irregular strokes.
Related Event 6
Related Document 7
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 1 for the book “Menino de engenho,” by José Lins do Rego
Art Form
PrintArtFormType
Art Medium
etchingArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Matrix Description
Plate made of steel-plated brass, 40.7 x 30.5 cm; defaced.
Notes Certificate
Portinari Project Certificate of Authenticity no. 1268, 1648.
Collection
Museus Castro Maya matrizCollection
Height
36
Width
28

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