FCO-3846

Women Carrying WoodStudy

1957

code

FCO-3846

CR Number

4147

dimensions

48 x 34 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Women Carrying Wood
Description
Composition in black and white. Strong lines, overlapping, intersecting, parallel, tangled and rubber rings. Composition representing It depicts with: women carrying bundles of wood on the head, two other women picking sticks, against the backdrop of vegetation and low shrubs indicated four oxen. The three loaders occupy the central area composition. The on the left standing, front, carries on her head big bundle of wood that holds with his on the right hand. The head has triangular area indicated by dark as well as very thin neck. wears light scarf over her head, of course long dress with frill hachuriado horizontal and apron. Is with the slightly on the left arm away from the body, your hand is dark, has the thin, long fingers, unlike the feet, which are clear and barefoot and parted. The other two women carry bundles on the head, only the handle with the on the left hand raised. Also wear light clothes, barefoot and are the on the left seems to be pregnant due to light volume of his belly. The floor is represented by several superimposed lines, which stand out clumps of vegetation. Further back, on the left, woman bent to the left as if to pick up twigs from the ground. Has suggested hair and facial features; wears clear blouse and skirt checkered. On the right, female figure, also with the bent body, picking up sticks. wears clear blouse and plaid skirt. In the background, vegetation of low shrubs, closed canopies and defined by lines tangled in the midst of which appear on the left, three boizinhos front and profile to the left, closer to the center. To the left of it, clear spot, probably a figure on his back and bent.
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Related Document 13
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the painting “Women Carrying Wood” [FCO 2995]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Previous Collection
Galeria Bonino adquiridaCollection
Height
34
Width
48
Dimension Notes
precisão: aproximadas
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 57"
Annotation Family
On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "Nº 1 Carregando Lenha lapis (141) 049 x 034”.

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