FCO-833

Bathing in the RiverIllustration

1959

code

FCO-833

CR Number

4659

dimensions

15 x 25.5 cm

Art Form

Print

Art Medium

etchingaquatint

Artwork Surface

paper
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Title
Bathing in the River
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Five black women bathing in a river. In the foreground on the left, naked boy, slightly returned back to the right, looking for women who are in the background. On the right vegetation. In the background, five black women, standing bare, with water up to the thighs, in various positions, arranged across the width of the composition. Basically, representation of aquatic plants which, by their position, they suggest that halos on female heads.
Related Event 4
Related Document 6
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Original illustration no. 30 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. 1296, no. 1617.
Height
25.5
Width
15
Dimension Notes
36x28 (S)

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