FCO-822

Bird Cage IIllustration

1959

code

FCO-822

CR Number

4632

dimensions

22 x 30.5 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Bird Cage I
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight lines, parallel and chiaroscuro. Boy catching bird on trap of jackfruit, occupying the entire area of ​​the composition. The cage with the on the right flap occupies more than half the height and width of the composition. It is represented by parallel vertical lines and some cross, finding himself inside her, a white bird, and one outside of it flying toward the prisoner. On the left, beginning of jackfruit trunk, whose branches open up, represented by winding and parallel lines. At the top of jackfruit, on the left, boy crouched with arms raised. It has large, square face, represented facial features, curly hair and black. On the right, jackfruit hanging represented by parallel lines.
Related Event 4
Related Document 6
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 19 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. 1286, no. 1629.
Height
30.5
Width
22
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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