FCO-1221

Don Quixote Doing SomersaultsIllustration

[1956]

code

FCO-1221

CR Number

3757

dimensions

21.5 x 26.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

colored pencil

Artwork Surface

cardboard
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Don Quixote Doing Somersaults
Description
Composition in gray tones, yellow, violet, white, blue, rose and orange. Parallel lines, shaded and shaved effects. D. Quixote representing It depicts being observed by planting banana Sancho which is mounted in its donkey against a yellow background. In the foreground on the left, Don Quixote planting banana, it is upside down with arms almost fully stretched and bent legs; It wears just a short-sleeved shirt, looking up the buttocks outside. On the right, Sancho Panza riding his donkey, his back slightly turned to the left, wearing wide-brimmed hat, and little clothes set, with the head turned toward Don Quixote. In the background, on the left, horse standing in front, head raised and turned to the right. Ground and background in shades of yellow dotted with areas of projections of geometrical shadows. In the sky to the left, moon representation in the first quarter.
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Related Document 20
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration for the book “Don Quixote,” by Cervantes, which was never published
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
colored pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
cardboardArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Museus Castro Maya adquirida em 1963Collection
Height
26.5
Width
21.5
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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