FCO-585

CocoaSketch

[1948]

code

FCO-585

CR Number

2672

dimensions

15 x 13 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Cocoa
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines. It depicts three figures working in the cocoa processing in the center of the stand. On the left, kneeling figure on the right leg, on the right arm raised, holding a machete on the left hand holds fruit of the cocoa. Slightly behind and to the right, suggesting a mound of cocoa beans. In the center, behind the fruit container with a crouching figure in the hand in a position to shed more cocoa fruit on the mound ahead. Behind this figure, a bit to the left, another profile to the right figure, tilted down, with a sort of cart ahead.
Location Created
Related Document 2
Artwork Function
SketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Sketch for the painting “Cocoa Harvest” [FCO 5084]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to cardboard.
DN Number
445
Collection
Previous Collection
Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos adquirida em 1998Collection
Height
13
Width
15
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 445” and "Nº 135”.

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