FCO-4059

CoffeeStudy

[1938]

code

FCO-4059

CR Number

893

dimensions

42 x 42 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

temperapastelcrayoncolored pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Coffee
Description
Composition in ocher, blue, black, orange, white and black tones. Fast, parallel and shaded lines. It depicts bagging and coffee transportation. The figures do not have defined facial features. In the foreground, on the left, woman in profile to the right, sitting on the floor with legs straight and on the right hand on the right leg. A little behind her, stacking bags of coffee that reaches the top edge of the composition. On the right front man carrying bag of coffee in the head and back, with both hands raised, holding the bag by the ends. Behind him, three sacks stacked. In the center, two dark mounds, suggesting coffee with tree trunk cut between them. On the third level, on the left, man standing with his back, facing right, wearing brimmed hat. More to the center, man leaning to the left, holding open bag of coffee. Beside him, man tilted slightly to the right, with brimmed hat. In the background, house suggestion to the left; on the right shaded suggesting vegetation.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the mural painting “Coffee” [FCO 1755]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
temperaArtMediumType
pastelArtMediumType
crayonArtMediumType
colored pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
42
Width
42
Annotation
Signed at bottom left "Portinari". Undated

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