FCO-1007

CottonSmall-scale color sketch

[1938]

code

FCO-1007

CR Number

887

dimensions

41 x 42 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilpastel

Artwork Surface

cardboard
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Cotton
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, black, blue, green, white, yellow tones. Color areas. It depicts several figures picking and bagging cotton. In the foreground on the left, four stacked bags; in the center, a woman standing facing forward, her head bowed, she is wearing a hat, a long sleeve shirt and a sort of dark apron, she holds cotton buttons from a cotton plant in front of her; on the right, a pumpkin on the ground and a girl wearing a heat is standing facing forward and has a big stacked bag over her left shoulder. In the background, on the right, a man is standing in profile to the left, leaning, he is wearing a hat and a bag is suggested to be hanging around his neck; slightly behind that figure there is a high stack of bags. On the third level, on the left, a man is standing in profile to the right, leaning and there is a bag suggested to be attached to his right shoulder; in the center, a repetition of the woman in the foreground. At the back, with cotton plants arranged symmetrically, a new repetition of the woman portraited in the foreground and stacked bags.
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
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
pastelArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
cardboardArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Itaúsa - Investimentos Itaú adquirida em 1989Collection
Height
42
Width
41
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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