FCO-4848

BrazilwoodSmall-scale color sketch

1938

code

FCO-4848

CR Number

853

dimensions

38.2 x 45.5 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

cardboard
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Brazilwood
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, gray, green and black. Texture unidentified. It depicts man working in Brazil wood extraction. The figures are defined by color area without representation clothing and facial features. In the foreground, man in shades earthy, standing in front with legs apart, holding with both hands, an ax on top in a position to give a blow on the trunk. In the background, a man in ochre, crouching in profile to the left, on a log lying on the floor in a position to raise it. Behind him, the on the right man in earthy tone, standing in front, carrying a trunk on the left shoulder, along with a suggested figure behind him in green. In the third plane on the left figure crouching on a log, holding it. More to the left, man standing in front, suggesting being with arms raised, holding an ax. Some trunks scattered on the ground and trees. Ground and background in green tones.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting “Brazilwood” [FCO 1748]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
cardboardArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Height
45.5
Width
38.2
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1938"
Annotation Author
Inscription at bottom right "AFRESCO”
Status
Não localizadaVisual Artwork Status

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