FCO-1759

CarnaubaExecuted to

[1944]

code

FCO-1759

CR Number

2276

dimensions

248 x 280 cm

Art Form

Mural painting

Art Medium

fresco

Artwork Surface

combined medium and support
Mentioned By 7
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Carnauba
Description
Composition in gray tones, ochre, green, earthy, blue, white and black. Rough texture result of its support of the work. It depicts two farmers, robust build, working on the extraction of carnauba seeing is also among the Carnaubeiras a workhorse and a boy. In the foreground, on the left, mestizo peasant, standing, facing slightly turned to the right. It has reddish skin, straight hair and marked facial features; It has bare chest and wear light pants arrested for belt and bare feet. His arms are along the body and has the legs slightly apart suggesting resting position. To the right, another farmer, on his back, with the upper body leaning forward, legs wide apart and are barefoot. You have your arms down, looking up hands near a tuft of carnauba leaves, suggesting he was ready to take it. Also in the foreground, a little further back, between the two tenants, toro of a carnauba. In the background, see carnaubal to the right through the trees, leaves tuft ass loaded profile towards the on the left, to the right forelimb inflected suggesting be walking. Further down, on the right, behind the donkey, part of a boy standing in front, carrying over the on the right shoulder a leaf tuft holding with both hands. The on the left arm is passing over his head. Still in the background, one sees several carnaubal trunks that have the characteristic of being scaled forming rings of zigzags. Might colored area on the ground to the center of the background, and light illuminating part of the ass giving him a blue shading.
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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
248
Annotation
Unsigned and undated

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