FCO-823

Dead ManIllustration

1959

code

FCO-823

CR Number

4634

dimensions

28 x 36 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Dead Man
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight, curved and shaded lines. Groups of women and children watching the dead. In the foreground on the left, a man of the on the right-hand diagonal to the left and from front to back, wrapped in cloth, feet bare. On the right tuft of vegetation represented by straight lines. In the background, the center, six people grouped, being the central figure a woman with disheveled hair and facial features well-marked, as well as the child in front. To the left of the central figure, woman in profile to the left, holding a child by his side. To the right and front of the central figure, kneeling woman with face covered by hands with pronounced breasts and belly. The figure on the right front, stands, appears to be a child, face front and semicoberto the right hand. Basically, around the group, vegetation as anthurium leaves and other tufts scattered in the composition.
Related Event
Related Document 3
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 20 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. 1287, no. 1630.
Height
36
Width
28

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