FCO-2532

SpinnersExecuted to

1956

code

FCO-2532

CR Number

4078

dimensions

1500 x 346 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

enameled stoneware tile

Artwork Surface

combined medium and support
Mentioned By 5

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Title
Spinners
Description
Composition in yellow tones (predominant), blue, orange, earthy, ochre, violet, green, black and white. Composition representing six women working in the various stages of the process of spinning, against background in shades of yellow, orange, violet, ochre and blue. From the right to on the left to see part of a spinning wheel (instrument twisting wire); a little farther back, the first spinner, standing in profile to the left. Has arrested blue hair and wears violet dress with green mantle. His on the left arm is slightly bent forward and hold it in your palm cotton blanket (kind of ball); more to the left, you see the second spinner, in profile to the left. Has her hair tied in a bun and wears blue dress. Her legs are apart and slightly bent; with safe on the right hand hamper full of cotton lint that will be transformed into blanket. His on the right arm is extended and his hand holds the back of a child sitting on the lap of a woman who is on the right in the center of the composition, standing, facing. She has her hair up and wear dress wine. The child is sitting on his on the left arm and wears green dress. In the center of the area of ​​the composition, one sees the third spinner, this sitting, 3/4 toward the on the right. Wears blue dress and holds a card (instrument to untangle wires) with blanket already turned into tinder. To the left of center of the composition, a little further back, we see the fourth sitting spinner, in profile to the left and turned slightly back. Has arrested hair and wears dress in ochre-neck on the back. His arms are stretched and holds in his hands a card. More to the left, one sees the fifth sitting spinner heads with hair up and wearing green dress. Arms bent to the right and holds in his hands a tube, along with cob (thick untwisted yarn) at the tip. In front of a spinning wheel with cob. More to the left, one sees the sixth spinner, standing in profile to the right with sloping down trunk. It has green skin, wear dressed in violet tone and has fallen arms. Her legs are apart and that the on the right is bent back and forth. All figures have indicated facial features, arms and legs stretched and is barefoot. The background is colored in geometrized regular areas.
Related Event
Related Document 5
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate a square in Cataguases, MG. Work designed by by architect Francisco Bolonha.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
Artwork Surface
combined medium and supportArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Previous Collection
Companhia Industrial de Cataguases adquirida do artista sob encomenda feita pelos funcionários da fábrica para homenagear seu fundador, José Inácio Peixoto, que a criara em 1936Collection
Height
346
Width
1500
Dimension Notes
PAINEL 15x30 (cer?mica)
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "PORTINARI 56"
Annotation Author
Inscription at bottom right edge "A. BRAGA”
Annotation Others
Inscriptions in granite "PROJETO DE FRANCISCO BOLONHA ESCULTURA DE BRUNO GIORGI MURAL DE CANDIDO PORTINARI E AMERICO BRAGA”. Below the figure of José Inácio Peixoto, "A JOSÉ INÁCIO PEIXOTO SEUS AMIGOS E ADMIRADORES”. "ESTE MONUMENTO FOI ERIGIDO POR INICIATIVA DOS OPERARIOS DA COMPANHIA INDUSTRIAL DE CATAGUASES”.

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