FCO-812

Man on Horseback with Boy on BackIllustration

1959

code

FCO-812

CR Number

4609

dimensions

23 x 25 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Man on Horseback with Boy on Back
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, parallel straight lines and shading. Horse-mounted man with boy on the back. Profile horse on the left, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. The animal has the on the right forepaw and the head lifted up. The man sitting on the saddle's hat, has his head turned to the left and represented facial features. On the back, boy, profile sitting to the left, without representation of facial features, holding the man's waist with his on the left arm. At the bottom, well defined vegetation tuft. Basically, vegetation suggestion. Stripes formed by light-dark diagonal corner, cutting the composition.
Related Event 10
Related Document 9
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 9 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. 1276, no.1656.
Height
25
Width
23
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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