FCO-1247

Girl PrayingIllustration

1943

code

FCO-1247

CR Number

1891

dimensions

16 x 16.3 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

India ink penIndia ink brush

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Girl Praying
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, intersecting and shaded. It depicts kneeling girl praying to a saint that is ahead of you in the highest plane. The girl is at the center of the composition, back, wears a long dress caught at the waist with wide skirt dots. A little further back, to the left, a small bank. Girl in front of holy statue suggesting being stuck on the wall, seeing himself on the right a little further down, a vase of flowers. Some areas with loose lines and intersecting lines are randomly arranged the composition.
Location Created
Related Event
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Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration no. 47 for the book “Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas,” by Machado de Assis
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
India ink penArtMediumType
India ink brushArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Museus Castro Maya doada em 1969Collection
Height
16.3
Width
16
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 943"

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