FCO-819

Men in HammocksIllustration

1959

code

FCO-819

CR Number

4626

dimensions

21.5 x 22 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Men in Hammocks
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, parallel lines and shading. Three naked men lying on networks that occupy the entire width of the composition. Networks are side by side, parallel to the front to the back in perspective. The first man lying on the left to the right, has the on the right arm extended out of the net and the on the left leg bent. The second, lying in the same direction as the first, is almost entirely covered by the network. The third lying in the opposite direction, is folded arms, hands folded on the stomach and the on the left leg bent. The networks are represented by vertical lines and sloping and dark shading. Basically, shaded occupies the entire area of ​​the composition.
Related Event
Related Document 2
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 16 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. 1283, no. 1347, no. 1626.
Height
22
Width
21.5
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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