FCO-821

Boy on Sugar Cane PlantationIllustration

1959

code

FCO-821

CR Number

4630

dimensions

28 x 36 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etching

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Boy on Sugar Cane Plantation
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight lines, parallel and chiaroscuro. Boy sitting in cane fields, occupying more than half the height of the composition. The figure is from the front, with his head slightly tilted to the left and slightly outlined face. He has black hair and facial features represented by a few lines. Holds in his on the right hand a knife and on the left what appears to be a piece of cane. Wears shirt represented by vertical parallel lines, horizontal and inclined, short pants and black shoes, which enhance the chiaroscuro of the composition. Basically, predominance of vertical lines representing sugarcane fields and dark leaves.
Related Event 11
Related Document 9
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 18 for the book “Menino de engenho,” by José Lins do Rego
Art Form
PrintArtFormType
Art Medium
etchingArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Matrix Description
Plate not located.
Notes Certificate
Portinari Project Certificate of Authenticity no. 1285 e 1628.
Height
36
Width
28

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