FCO-2341

Boys SwingingStudy

c.1955

code

FCO-2341

CR Number

3670

dimensions

24.5 x 25 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilcolored pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Boys Swinging
Description
Composition in black, earthy, blue, green, gray and orange tones,. Contour lines, parallel lines and shading. Three children on swings against colored background. The composition is characterized by the compound background of four areas with irregular triangular shapes, in gray, blue, green and brown. In the last two there are parallel lines in black over faded color tinge. Against this background, two boys and a girl sitting on swings. In the foreground, on the left, boy back, legs almost in profile to the right, hands above his head holding the swing ropes. Clothing represented by parallel lines and black squares with touches of blue, short-sleeved shirt, pants at the knees. Legs spread, the left one in the air and in the air and the right one parallel to the ground, in profile to the right. In the background, center, boyish figure 3/4 facing left, head tilted back, face in orange, hands above his head holding blue rope swing, clothes with parallel black lines and geometric motifs, short-sleeved, pants at the knees, right leg in profile towards the left and left leg bent back under the swing. On the right, girl facing forward, hair tied in a ponytail and flowing, dress with full skirt possibly raised by the swing motion. The three children have orange skin. The first boy is against brown and green background, the second is in the green area and the girl is between the brown and the green. Idea of ​​movement obtained by the representation of the string of swings in diagonal lines.
Related Event 6
Related Document 20
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
colored pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
1722
Previous Collection
Galeria Bonino adquirida do artistaCollection
Height
25
Width
24.5
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "‘Meninos no balanço’ 26 x 26 lapis de côr”.
Annotation Exhibition
On reverse, inscription "GALERIA – BONINO nº 9”; label "GALERIA BONINO BUENOS AIRES MAIPU 962 31-2527 Nº 10 AUTOR CANDIDO PORTINARI TITULO MENINOS NO BALANÇO MEDIDA 026 x 026 PROCEDENCIA ATELIER DO ARTISTA NOTAS VARIAS DESENHO – EXPOSIÇÃO PORTINARI NA GALERIA BONINO JULHO 1960”.

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