Bundle of Sugar Cane

Candido Portinari1938

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Lines defining contours and shading setting volumes. Composition representing part of a bundle of cane tied by rope twisted, occupying the central area of ​​the support, with unidentified elements on the sides. One can see part of the beam apparent comprises six rods, in which the buds are demarcated. The reeds are tied circular beam by twisted rope. On the left, dark vertical area and the on the right part of a quadrangular area.

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  • Title: Bundle of Sugar Cane
  • Date: 1938
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w68 x h37.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:working scenes:sugar cane, Nature:plants
  • Technique: charcoal
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3850
  • Inscription: On paper affixed to back of frame, inscription "deste estudo para os afrêscos executados no Minis. da Educação, no Rio de Janeiro, RJ me forão [sic] dados por meu irmão Candido Portinari Olga Portinari Leão”.
  • Function: Fragment of the cartoon “Sugar Cane” [FCO 5334]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-830