FCO-1991

Sugar Cane HarvestIllustration

1948

code

FCO-1991

CR Number

2663

dimensions

46 x 34 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Sugar Cane Harvest
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines, dotted, curved lines, and circles. It depicts three farmers cutting and packing rod bundles. In the foreground on the left front of worker kneeling with on the right leg on a bundle of cane handling with flat hands. Have defined and safe facial features in the mouth part of a string with which to tie the bundle. He wears pants and sleeveless shirt. To the right, another farmer in profile to the left, standing with legs bent and trunk forward. Has defined safe facial features with the on the right hand a sickle suggesting be ready to cut a walking cane holding with his on the left hand. Still on the left traces suggesting the cane field being that close to the ground, small circles define the cane field already cut. In the background, on the left of center, farmer standing with his back, carrying on the back a big bundle of sugarcane. This farmer see only the legs, from the knees down, very muscular. Background with smooth regular areas defining certain geometrism. Scattered on the ground, dashed suggesting other cane beams and debris from the cut cane.
Location Created
Related Event 8
Related Document 13
Artwork Function
IllustrationArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Illustration for the February page of Panair do Brasil's 1955 calendar.
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
34
Width
46
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "Portinari 948"

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