FCO-3774

Gold MiningStudy

[1941]

code

FCO-3774

CR Number

1490

dimensions

29 x 29 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

oil

Artwork Surface

Bristol board
Mentions
Is Part Of

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Gold Mining
Description
Composition in black and white. Some sketch lines. mining It depicts into a river, occupying the entire area of ​​support. In the foreground, on the left, lot of nuggets, looking up an inclined paddle vertically. On the right river representation, seeing himself little behind two partially dipped figures: on the left, front man, on the right hand in front of the body; on the right profile man bent to the left, holding in hands a panning. Both wear brimmed hat. In the background, on the left of center, figure forward, panning in front of the body and on the right, deeper, figure drawing, the same on the right in the figure the foreground position. Sinuous lines skirting the banks of the river.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study, not used, for the mural painting “Mining of Gold” [FCO 3768]
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
oilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
Bristol boardArtworkSurfaceType
Technique
Support affixed to black cardboard.
Collection
Library of Congress presente do artista em 1942Collection
Height
29
Width
29
Annotation
Signed in bottom right corner "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Others
On back of mat, stamps "4490” and "negative in serie USZ62”; inscription "21848”. On reverse, label "Prelimirary drawing of the mural in the Hispanic Foundation, Library of Congress (rejected) crayon 29 x 28,7cm 1941 Gift of Candido Portinari April, 6, 1942”.

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