FCO-809

Boy in TreeIllustration

1959

code

FCO-809

CR Number

4603

dimensions

16.5 x 29 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By 2

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Title
Boy in Tree
Description
Composition in black and white. Parallel lines and shading. Boy sitting on the branch of jackfruit and animals. To the right of center and occupying the entire height of the composition, jackfruit tree with three branches that open up, represented by vertical lines. At the end of the trunk, two jackfruit and four distributed by the three branches. The branch that opens towards the top on the right, boy sitting with another jackfruit hands. On the left, vegetation tufts and on the right of the jacket on the ground, lamb in profile standing to the left, with the head turned upward. Further back, Profile cock to on the right, his body just outlined. On the floor, near the root of the tree, four birds flying high and in the middle of the composition on the right, another bird, isolated, flying down. Sparse vegetation make up the lanscape.
Related Event
Related Document 3
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 6 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. 1273, no. 1653.
Height
29
Width
16.5
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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