FCO-824

Boy with SheepIllustration

1959

code

FCO-824

CR Number

4638

dimensions

28 x 36 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etching

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By 3

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Title
Boy with Sheep
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines and parallel lines. Boy sitting next to huge ram. In the center, sheep occupying more than half the height of the composition. The animal is standing in front, its fur represented by the curved, parallel lines, to accentuate its volume. On the right, boy sitting facing front, his head turned to the left, looking at the animal. He has curly hair and defined facial features. In his hand he holds a trap with a bird inside. Part of his face, the clothes, the trap, the legs and feet are represented by parallel lines. In the background, on the left, straight and parallel lines represent cane field and on the right, sinuous lines represent vegetation.
Related Event 10
Related Document 8
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 21 for the book “Menino de engenho,” by José Lins do Rego
Art Form
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Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Matrix Description
Plate not located.
Notes Certificate
Portinari Project Certificate of Authenticity no. 635, no. 778, no. 1288, no. 1618.
Height
36
Width
28

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