FCO-1191

Coffee

1935

code

FCO-1191

CR Number

542

dimensions

195 x 130 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Mentioned By 5

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Title
Coffee
Description
Composition in earthy, green, ochre, gray, white, black, yellow and rose tones. Smooth texture. Coffee harvest scene. In the foreground, on the left, settler sitting on the floor in profile to the right, barefoot, wearing a dress and rag on her head. In the center, two coffee carriers with bags in their heads, wearing shirts and pants, one facing forward and the other in profile to the left, cut off at the legs by the bottom edge of the support. On the right, behind an open coffee bag, man figure facing 3/4 to the left wearing hat, neckerchief, shirt and pants, holding a bucket in his left hand. In the background, from the left to the right: nine bags of coffee stacked, several mounds of coffee and a figure, almost opposite, leaning forward, seemingly rolling up his pants. In the third plan, from left to the right: profile of a foreman figure to the right wearing boots with an outstretched right arm pointing forward, toward various inclined men bagging coffee; a palm tree; several mounds of coffee and working men. In the background, from the left to the right: several carriers with coffee bags in their head; coffee plantation with figures harvesting coffee; and man climbing a ladder.
Award
"This work received Second Honorable Mention from the Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA), in 1935; artist's first award outside Brazil."
Related Event 46
Related Document 842
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes adquirida do artista pelo Governo Federal, através de Gustavo Capanema, Ministro da Educação, em 1935Collection
Height
130
Width
195
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI BRASIL 935"

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