FCO-806

Boys on HorsebackIllustration

1959

code

FCO-806

CR Number

4596

dimensions

18 x 22 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Boys on Horseback
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight and parallel lines and chiaroscuro. Two boys on horseback and man standing. In the foreground, profile horse to the left, with the on the right paw raised. Mounted on it, two boys: the largest has straw hat on his head and hands hold the reins of the animal; the lowest, on the back, embraces the largest in the back. Facing the horse and profile to the right, black male figure, barefoot, with his on the right arm extended towards the children. Between the horse's legs, tuft of vegetation. Parallel lines diagonally cut the composition indicating road and defining bottom horizontal lines, suggesting sugarcane.
Related Event 3
Related Document 11
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 3 for the book “Menino de engenho,” by José Lins do Rego
Art Form
PrintArtFormType
Art Medium
etchingArtMediumType
aquatintArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Matrix Description
Plate not located.
Notes Certificate
Portinari Project Certificate of Authenticity no. 1270, no. 151, no. 1650.
Height
22
Width
18
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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