FCO-1378

Burial of Child

c.1957

code

FCO-1378

CR Number

4180

dimensions

46 x 32.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

crayon

Artwork Surface

paper

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Burial of Child
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight and parallel lines, contour lines and some shaded. It depicts a child's burial through the whole composition on the left diagonal to on the right, front to back, wide path representation; the center of this four profile boys on the left walking; They carry a small coffin. Boys are slightly tilted forward, they have dark skin; the two that are on the left of the coffin holding in his on the left hand hat. They are using jacket and shorts and is barefoot, four have his on the left leg more forward than the on the right. Walking behind the coffin, a woman wearing long white dress with hands covering his face revealing attitude of great despair, his on the left side walks a boy. Along the way, on the right, a small dog in profile to the left, suggests to be watching the It depicts. Fund represented by areas filled by parallel straight lines suggesting arid and dark sky represented the same way suggesting heavy atmosphere. In the foreground, center, on the right, of earthy that borders the representation also way with straight, parallel lines.
Related Event 8
Related Document 25
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
crayonArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Previous Collection
Villa AnticaCollection
Height
32.5
Width
46
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed in bottom left corner "Portinari". Undated

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