FCO-1755

CoffeeExecuted to

[1938]

code

FCO-1755

CR Number

914

dimensions

297 x 280 cm

Art Form

Mural painting

Art Medium

fresco

Artwork Surface

combined medium and support
Mentioned By 21
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Coffee
Description
Composition in gray tones, earthy, ochre, white, black, green and rose. Rough texture result of its support of the work. It depicts four men working in the coffee bagging, a foreman and a settler, all of robust complexion. In the foreground, on the left, sitting settler profile to the right, turned slightly back. wear cloth around the head, long sleeve dress and skirt covering the legs to just above the ankles. It has the almost straight legs, bare feet slightly turned out and hands in her lap. On the right farmer standing in front, slightly turned to the left, wears sleeveless T-shirt and rolled up pants below the knees, is barefoot and the position of the feet suggests you are walking. His arms are folded and up and secure the ends of a bag of coffee that carries the back. In the background, on the left nine sacks stacked; the center cylindrical shape suggesting a two mounds of coffee beans tree trunk; on the right, three sacks stacked. On the third level, on the left, foreman standing in profile to the right, slightly rear-facing. wear hat suggesting be leather, light long sleeve shirt, pants and dark high-tops boots. You have the on the right arm stretched horizontally closed hand with index finger stretched pointing toward the on the right as if talking to one of the three farmers who are in the background. All three are in the trunks leaning forward, one is facing to the left, one to the right and the other almost from the front, they wear light clothes seeing if the two of them hats. The three suggested be bagging coffee or else packing his bags. The rest of the background and the ground are represented by quadrangular areas of different colors.
Related Event
Related Document 65
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the meeting room at the Palácio Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
Art Form
Mural paintingArtFormType
Art Medium
frescoArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
combined medium and supportArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Palácio Gustavo Capanema adquirida do artista sob encomenda, em 1936Collection
Height
280
Width
297
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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