FCO-5643

Birth of JesusStudy

c.1960

code

FCO-5643

CR Number

4768

dimensions

19.5 x 12 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

India ink pen

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Birth of Jesus
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines and tangled. It depicts the birth of Jesus. In the center of the composition baby Jesus lying in a manger, front, with a sort of flap cap. He has a round face, standing with hands up and feet as if they were on the floor. On the left, a cow standing represented with contour lines and parallel. On the right front leg donkey represented with tangled lines. The composition was cut at the top edge, cutting of the animals. But on the right kind of fence. Vanishing point lines.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the painting “Nativity” [FCO 3343]
Front/Back
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
India ink penArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support was cut at top edge.
Previous Collection
Height
12
Width
19.5
Dimension Notes
25.7x18.7 (S)
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
At bottom edge, inscription by João Candido Portinari, the artist’s son, "Ambos os originais, verso e anverso, são de autoria de meu pai, Candido Portinari”.

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