FCO-2729

Coffee HarvestExecuted to

1960

code

FCO-2729

CR Number

4723

dimensions

260.5 x 229 cm

Art Form

Panel

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

wood
Mentioned By 3
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Coffee Harvest
Description
Composition in tones roses, ochre, blue, green, yellow, gray, orange, earthy, violet, white and black. Smooth, thick, marked strokes. Composition representing coffee processing. Geometrized areas blend background and figures, highlighting heads, feet and hands of workers. In the foreground, on the left, a man carrying coffee, standing facing forward with legs apart and holding a sack on his back; facial features slightly suggested; he wears light sleeveless shirt, pants above the ankles and is bare feet. In the center, a worker profile to the right legs bent, upper body leaning forward, head bowed wearing a brimmed up hat, barefoot and wearing yellow clothes. He holds, to his right, a squeegee, which suggests he is collecting coffee beans. On the right, ahalf-body worker facing forward, facial features suggested, using wide-brimmed hat and light colored long sleeve shirt; he has the arms apart and appears to be closing a bag of coffee that lies ahead. From the background to the backend, a coffee plantation is represented, diagonally from the left to the right, where six men are working, forming two rows of three people each, one in front of another. Everyone wears hats, have their trunks inclined , legs apart and hold rakes, with which they spread the beans for drying.
Related Event 2
Related Document 33
Artwork Function
Executed toArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Work executed to decorate the headquarters of the BankBoston, São Paulo, SP.
Art Form
PanelArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
woodArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support spliced vertically.
Collection
Banco Itaú adquiridaCollection
Previous Collection
BankBoston adquirida do artista sob encomenda, em 1960Collection
Height
229
Width
260.5
Dimension Notes
239x270.5 (S) precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 60"

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