FCO-5326

RubberSmall-scale color sketch

[1938]

code

FCO-5326

CR Number

904

dimensions

41 x 40 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

gouachelead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Rubber
Description
Composition in ochre, earthy, red, gray and blue. Smooth texture. It depicts men working in the extraction of rubber. In the foreground, to the left, back man with legs apart and on the right arm raised, holding a tool toward the tree trunk is in front, as if extracting latex. This figure is repeated in the second and third planes, causing the first, a perspective to the bottom and to the right. Still in the foreground, on the right, dog lying profile to on the left and a rubber ball at his side, more to the right. In the background on the right, man standing in front, his head tilted to the left. On the left profile man on the left, carrying canister in the head holding with his on the left hand. In the center of the composition, a kind of cone where it is latex cooking. On the ground, cut several logs, rocks, vegetation and trees tufts, of which only see the trunks to the bottom of the composition ..
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Related Document
Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the mural painting “Rubber” [FCO 1758]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
gouacheArtMediumType
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Certificate
339
Previous Collection
Dan GaleriaCollection
Christie'sCollection
Height
40
Width
41
Annotation
Signed in bottom right corner "Portinari" and "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Others
On reverse, inscriptions "Borracha”, "Estudos Para os afrescos do Palacio do Ministerio da Educação e Saude no Rio de Janeiro” and "R.L. 3-2-39”; stamp "U.S. APPRA[ISER] NEW YORK F.A.I. SPECIAL BOND 1757 Date MAR 18 1939”.

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