FCO-5583

Gold Mine

[1941]

code

FCO-5583

CR Number

1567

dimensions

14.5 x 15 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

India ink brush

Artwork Surface

paper

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Gold Mine
Description
Composition in black and white. Contour lines. It depicts men working in mining in a river. In the foreground, on the right, man leaning to the left, holding panning with two hands. It wears straw hat and pants rolled up and is in the river water at the time of the shins. To the bottom three figures identical to that repeat themselves. In front of the first man on the left in the foreground, one shovel stuck in the river. Ago, a worker from the front, leaning, holding the panning with the on the left hand and moving the content to the right. He's no hat and wears a shirt with dark dots, unlike other workers. More to the center, a man with the body submerged to the waist, looking forward, with bent on the right hand in front of the body. Deeper, suggesting two men as the most submerged body in the river. On the left bank of the river with vegetation.
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Certificate
1076
Previous Collection
Height
15
Width
14.5
Annotation
Signed at bottom right edge "Portinari". Undated

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