FCO-920

CoffeeStudy

[1957]

code

FCO-920

CR Number

4128

dimensions

51.1 x 36.6 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Coffee
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines and chiaroscuro effects achieved through shaded and parallel and intersecting lines. Coffee farmers having the coffee plantation background. In the foreground, center, semi-kneeling man, nearly edge-on to the left. Head tilted down and concealed by wide-brimmed hat. The on the left knee is supported on the ground and the on the right leg bent with advanced ahead. Holds a collection of branches of coffee in his on the left hand while the on the right moves rake to spread coffee beans on the ground. On the right farmer stacking coffee bags, standing, front, with wide-brimmed hat on his head. In the background, almost to the center, farmer pouring grain in a sieve to a bag on the ground. Near the bag, lying dog. On the right, sifting coffee woman. In the third level, on the left, farmer carrying coffee bag in the back and moving away from the group. The center backs worker, leaning toward coffee bags cells. In the background, coffee plantation.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the painting “Winnowing Coffee” [FCO 1041]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to cardboard.
Height
36.6
Width
51.1
Annotation Author
Signed in dedication at bottom right "Ao Mem com um grande abraço pelo dia de hoje Portinari 22-Fev 61”. Undated

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