FCO-4176

Winnowing CoffeeStudy

1948

code

FCO-4176

CR Number

2679

dimensions

50 x 34.5 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Winnowing Coffee
Description
Composition in black and white. Curved lines, dotted lines and some boundary. Composition representing three figures working with coffee. The figures are all in the foreground. On the left, crouching woman from the front, with his head down, holding the sieve in front; the center, another woman standing also facing holding sieve with arms stretched upwards, as if playing the grains in the air to clean it. wear long skirt, blouse half sleeve and is barefoot. To the right of the composition, profile tiller to the left with his back bowed down and arms also down like grab bag of coffee that is on the floor in front of him. In the background, between the two female figures, open coffee bag; between the central figure and the farmer, a rake behind the tiller and an open staircase.
Location Created
Related Document
Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study for the painting “Coffee Harvest” [FCO 3127]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
34.5
Width
50
Annotation
Signed and dated in bottom left corner "Portinari 1948"
Annotation Others
On reverse, inscription "Café”.

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