FCO-1666

Pioneers of the ForestsExecuted to

1951

code

FCO-1666

CR Number

2919

dimensions

153 x 185 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

canvas
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Pioneers of the Forests
Description
Composition in green tones, blue, gray, yellow, ochre, earthy, red and white. Smooth and rough texture in the foreground figures. Deforestation It depicts. In the foreground, to the left and taking almost the entire height of the composition, man standing in front with his legs apart, his face turned to the left, holding with both hands on the right an ax like deal a blow. Is bare torso is muscular and wears rolled up pants up to the shins. On the right corner, cut the tree trunk with the floor an ax. In the background, on the right of center, Profile crooked man on the left with arms outstretched and legs apart in a position to who will hold the trunk in front. wears short-sleeved shirt and pants rolled up. Slightly behind and to the right, two workers, an almost after another, standing in front of loading a trunk over the on the left shoulder, both bare torso and rolled up pants. The floor is geometrized predominating green and yellow. In the background, geometrized representation of forest in light shades of blue and green where you see two workers in the same positions of foreground workers: one on the right, is standing in front, legs apart holding an ax and the other, on the left, curved profile to the right, like pick up a trunk. Workers have the facial features just outlined.
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Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed for the insurance company A Equitativa dos Estados Unidos do Brasil – Sociedade Anônima de Seguros Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
canvasArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
638
Previous Collection
Companhia Everest Engenharia e Comércio adquirida em 1969Collection
Equitativa dos Estados Unidos do Brasil - Sociedade Anônima de Seguros Gerais adquirida do artista sob encomenda, em 1951Collection
Height
185
Width
153
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1951"

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