FCO-435

“Nonna” Packing Mangoes

c.1956

code

FCO-435

CR Number

3843

dimensions

51 x 36.4 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

Bristol board

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Title
“Nonna” Packing Mangoes
Description
Composition in black and white. Defining boundary lines and shading setting volume. It depicts woman and children in a mango grove. In the foreground, on the right of center, woman sitting in front, leaning on a crate that is in front. To his on the right, child knees, back, 3/4 toward the on the right with his arm stretched delivering a fruit the woman who is packing the crate. In the background, on the right, bottom four children from a hose and climbing up the tree. Background with large hoses and climbing up the tree. Background with large hoses fronds. To the left of the composition, road making a slight curve to the left, where you see stacked crates.
Location Created
General Info
The figure seated in the center of the composition is Maria Sandri Torquato, the artist's maternal grandmother
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Related Event 12
Related Document 22
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
Bristol boardArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
616
Height
36.4
Width
51
Annotation
Stamped signature in bottom left corner "Portinari*". Undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 616” and "Nº 786”.

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