FCO-4084

Threshing BeansStudy

c.1956

code

FCO-4084

CR Number

3837

dimensions

43 x 32 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencil

Artwork Surface

paper

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Title
Threshing Beans
Description
Composition in black and white. Tangled and contour lines. It depicts bean harvest. In the foreground on the left, inclined women, picking beans with the sieve of a hill that is on the floor. One is toward the on the left, and the other from the front, having at his side a full bean bag. In the center of the composition, four men working with sticks in hand, stirring the beans that are on the ground in place of rectangular shape. On the right, sheep lying to the right. Behind him, beans mound. On the left, in the background, two kids play next to vegetation and fence posts about following in perspective for background. Basically, stacked sacks of beans.
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Artwork Function
StudyArtworkFunctionType
Artwork Function Description
Study
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Height
32
Width
43
Annotation
Signed in middle of bottom half "Portinari". Undated
Annotation Exhibition
On reverse, inscription "Batendo Feijão [scratched out] 43 x 33”; typed label "MAISON DE LA PENSÉE FRANÇAISE 2, RUE DE L’ELYSÉE PARIS VII – 99 BATTAGE DES HARICOTS”.

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