FCO-577

CoffeeSmall-scale cartoon

[1935]

code

FCO-577

CR Number

536

dimensions

58 x 40 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilfountain pen

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Coffee
Description
Composition in black, white and red tones. Predominance of contour lines and light shaded and numbered squares. Study representing coffee harvest It depicts. In the foreground, from the left to the right: open bag of coffee; 3/4 man facing left, carrying the head, bag of coffee; man half-length, back with bag of coffee in the head; Man figure, 3/4 to the left, with hat on, holding in his on the left hand a bucket. In the background, also from the left to the right: two children playing near a bag of coffee and woman sitting on the floor next to a ladder with his on the left hand through his hair; coffee sacks stack; man be suggesting bagging coffee. The third plan, from the left to the right: foreman figure, in profile to the right, wearing boots with an outstretched on the right arm, pointing forward in the direction of several men who are inclined, as if picking up bags of coffee for stack another stack of bags. In the background, hint of men working on the plantation, just sketched, seeing to the right, a bagging coffee worker.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale cartoonArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale cartoon for the painting “Coffee” [FCO 1191]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
fountain penArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
DN Number
410
Collection
Height
40
Width
58
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Author
Grid for enlargement with numbering at top, bottom and left edges
Annotation Family
On reverse, rough sketch of coffee tree possibly by the artist; authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 410” and "Nº 722”.

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