FCO-816

Mestizo Man Restrained on BlockIllustration

1959

code

FCO-816

CR Number

4620

dimensions

12 x 29.5 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Mestizo Man Restrained on Block
Description
Composition in black and white. Few parallel straight lines and shading. Kneeling figure of a mulatto, on his back, feet stuck in torture trunk, taking up more than half the height of the composition. He has curly hair, on the right arm and leg represented as dark and on the left hand and legs with light. At the upper left corner, crouching boy forward. On the right vertical rectangle light that falls into the mulatto body height, sealing of light-dark contrast. In the background, on the left, boy sitting front and jagged lines suggesting vegetation. Horizontal traces parallels between the legs of the mulatto and vertical in the lower on the left corner, balance with shading representing the ground.
Related Document 2
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 13 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. 1280 e no. 1623.
Height
29.5
Width
12
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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