FCO-3449

Gold MineSmall-scale color sketch

[1956]

code

FCO-3449

CR Number

3793

dimensions

26 x 35 cm

Art Form

Painting

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

chipboard
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Gold Mine
Description
Composition in green tones, blue, gray, earthy, orange, ochre, rose and white. Smooth, thick texture in some areas, marked strokes. Composition representing mining It depicts with three men working, occupying the central area of ​​the composition against background composed of overlapping geometrical areas in green tones, blue, gray and ochre. The man who is ahead, standing in profile to the left, with the body facing down and holding in his hands a huge panning. The figure wears hat, has fur in shades of rose carnadura, wear clothes with half sleeve in green-gray tones, marked by orange quadrangular form, especially in the legs. Is with the bent on the left leg and earlier than the on the right, their feet immersed in the river waters. Behind him, two more miners standing in front of which you could only see the upper part of their bodies. The on the left seems to be an old, has suggested facial features, beard and white hair. Is flexed with the on the right arm forward, his hand cupped turned up, as if it contained something inside. With his on the left arm, supports panning against your body. His clothing is indicated by geometrical areas in green tones and orange. The on the right is slightly turned to the left, your head is suggested in light and dark rose tones, he is with his on the right hand on it and on the left supporting panning against his shoulder. The fund consists of geometrical areas in green tones, blue, gray and ochre, which overlap and blend, suggesting the river waters.
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Artwork Function
Small-scale color sketchArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Small-scale color sketch for the panel “Gold Mine in Minas Gerais” [FCO 2559]
Art Form
PaintingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
chipboardArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Banco SafraCollection
Height
35
Width
26
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Unsigned and undated
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "Estudo para um painel no edifício do ‘O Cruzeiro’, pintado a óleo por meu marido Candido Portinari Rio de Janeiro Brasil 25/4/72. Maria Victoria Portinari”.

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