FCO-2067

Gold ProspectorsSmall-scale color sketch

[1938]

code

FCO-2067

CR Number

870

dimensions

38.5 x 41 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

watercolorgouache

Artwork Surface

kraft paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Gold Prospectors
Description
Composition in tones earthy, gray, ochre, white, blue, green and black. It depicts five gold diggers in grupiara, occupying the entire area of ​​the composition. In the foreground, on the left, stuck shovel a pile of stones; on the right curved prospector, profile on the left panning with great hands and dipped into the water leg. wears wide-brimmed hat, pants rolled up at the time of the shins and is bare torso. In the background, to the left, facing prospector with curved trunk, head down, looking at his on the right hand cupped. With his on the left hand holds panning is supported at waist height. Wears white short-sleeved shirt and is hatless. Slightly behind and to the right, another miner standing opposite to the right hand shell and lying on the left arm. wear hat on and short-sleeved shirt, open at the neck. In the third plane, on the right, two miners in the same position that is in the foreground: profile curved to the left with panning hands and dipped into the water leg. The miners are in diagonal from the left to the right and front to back. The figures have just suggested facial features. In the background, on the left bank of the river slightly steep with little vegetation and on the right, the river water coming up two stones.
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting “Gold Mine” [FCO 1751]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
watercolorArtMediumType
gouacheArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
kraft paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
450
Collection
Souza Cruz S.A adquiridaCollection
Height
41
Width
38.5
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed at bottom left "Portinari". Undated

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