FCO-5509

From Labor to CivilizationIllustration

[1961]

code

FCO-5509

CR Number

4838

dimensions

14.2 x 20.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

India ink pen

Artwork Surface

paper

EMPTY LABEL

Title
From Labor to Civilization
Description
Composition in black and white tones. Contour lines and intersecting. It depicts man on scaffolding and city in the background. In the foreground, man crouched over a rectangular plank attached by ropes. He is from the front, with his head down and wears a brimmed hat that covers his face. Secure with both hands the edge of the board and a fallen thick rope. Is with legs apart, feet to the left and to the right. Behind him, hills, wired birds, post and buildings that occupy the lower half of the support and on the left almost the entire height of the support. The upper rest support is smooth, with some vertical lines.
Related Document 3
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration for cover of the book “Do trabalho à civilização,” by Abraão Blay
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
India ink penArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
20.5
Width
14.2
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 61"
Annotation Author
Inscription in top half "ABRAÃO BLAY EDUARDO SUCUPIRA FILHO DO TRABALHO À CIVILIZAÇÃO”

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