FCO-51

CottonSmall-scale color sketch

[1938]

code

FCO-51

CR Number

888

dimensions

50 x 70 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouachelead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Cotton
Description
Composition in green tones, blue, ochre, earthy, black, white and gray. Smooth texture with visible brush strokes. Color was used to serve as a roadmap in implementing the wall, setting, only large colored areas. The figures are only outlined there is no trace defined physiognomy. The composition is cotton harvest It depicts. In the foreground on the left, five stacked bags and a little closer to the center, front woman with hat, head bent down, hands holding plant that lies ahead; on the right front girl with hat on. In the background, on the right behind the girl, profile man to the left, upper body leaning forward, holding what could be a bag that is flat on the floor. On the third level, on the left profile man to the right, upper body leaning forward, holding, too, which could be a bag. In the center, a man of suggestion forward with head bowed down. In the background, on the right, cue the human figure and regular geometric areas. Below the color project, which is pasted on card, see to the left, scale numbered colors, and on the right, two photographs, one of a study of child Indian head and one of the set of murals Cattle, Garimpo , Yerba Mate and Cotton - Economic Cycles.
Related Event 9
Related Document 9
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting “Cotton” [FCO 1753]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
228
DN Number
690
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, two photographs: one of a detail study, the other of part of the group of frescoes. On reverse of cardboard, authentication, and on back of frame, inscription "DN 690,” both by Maria Portinari.

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