FCO-5943

Baby Jesus in Manger

[1959]

code

FCO-5943

CR Number

4977

dimensions

13 x 13 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

India ink penIndia ink wash

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Baby Jesus in Manger
Description
Composition in black and white. Straight intersecting and contour lines. Scene of Baby Jesus in a manger on a woman's lap, flanked by a donkey and an ox. In the center, Baby Jesus lying on his front, torso slightly raised, and right hand raised high. Jesus is on the lap of a woman who is facing forward, with suggested hair and facial features. Wears clothes that appear to have a collar and are made of fabric with polka dots. On the left, a little behind the figures, a donkey standing in front, with its head turned to the right, looking towards the Baby Jesus. On the right, also a little behind the boy, an ox standing in front, with his head turned to the left, also looking at the child. Background represented by straight intersecting lines.
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Certificate
977
Height
13
Width
13
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "59 Portinari"

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