FCO-1637

Bumba-Meu-Boi

c.1959

code

FCO-1637

CR Number

4476

dimensions

9 x 15 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

colored pencilIndia ink brushIndia ink wash

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Bumba-Meu-Boi
Description
Composition in black shades, violet, gray and white. Contour lines, colored areas and watercolor effects. Composition representing man inside a frame of Bumba-meu-boi occupying almost the entire support area against street background with sidewalk and some buildings. Man is 3/4 facing left, wears wide-brimmed hat suggesting that straw; have suggested facial features and on the left arm is folded; from the waist down it is covered by the frame of the Bumba-meu-boi is seeing the face of the front horse, kind of cloth almost to the ground to represent the animal's body by looking up underneath the man's feet and behind the horse's tail up forming sinuous line. The man is walking in the street looking up, on the left, diagonal lines in perspective for background suggesting a sidewalk and follows the same suggestion buildings with few windows, seeing in the first of them the outline of a figure that would be watching the It depicts.
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DN Number
554
Height
15
Width
9
Annotation
Initialed at bottom left edge "C.P.". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "Nº 840 Desenho de autoria de Candido Portinari, autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari” and "DN 554”.

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