FCO-47

CattleSmall-scale color sketch

[1938]

code

FCO-47

CR Number

864

dimensions

50 x 70 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouachelead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Cattle
Description
Composition in ochre, gray, blue, green and earthy. Smooth texture with visible brush strokes. Color was used to serve as a road map in the execution of mural by setting only, large colored areas. The figures are only outlined, with no defined facial features. The composition is a number of people and animals near a corral. In the foreground, on the left, profile figure of a man to the right, with the on the right hand at the waist. It is seen clearly, lighted area, dividing, from top to bottom, below. The center figure of a woman sitting on the floor diagonally from the left to the right, back to front; It has straight legs and arms resting on his lap, watching beside her a gourd. In the background, on the right, almost back man slightly off to the left, suggesting wear light clothing without sleeves; he looks at two heads of cattle are in the background. The figure on the left is in profile to the right and has the head from the front. On the right front of the calf. There is more in the background, hint of other cattle. Background divided into regular geometric areas. Below the color project, which is pasted on card, see to the left, numbered and color scale, on the right, design photography to transport to the mural Livestock - Economic Cycle.
Related Event 18
Related Document 16
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting “Cattle” [FCO 1750]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
224
DN Number
693
Collection
Banco Bradesco adquirida em 2001Collection
Previous Collection
Banco Boavista adquiridaCollection
Height
70
Width
50
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Author
Numbers on image correspond to numbers in color scale
Annotation Family
Montage by the artist on cardboard. Numbers throughout image correspond to scale of colors located at bottom left. At bottom right, photograph of cartoon "Cattle” [FCO 5335]. On reverse of cardboard, authentication, and on back of frame, inscription "DN 693,” both by Maria Portinari.

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