Rice Threshers

Candido Portinari1960-03

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in green tones, ochre, rose, blue, red, orange, yellow and lilac. Thick texture and marked brushstrokes. Two rice beaters, on table in geometrized composition. Table green, long and narrow through the composition horizontally. The scouts are located on either side of the table, face to face. On the left, behind the desk in front of worker; has indicated facial features, arms raised and folded and legs apart. wear light clothing in white geometrical areas, bluish and greenish. In the center of the composition, back worker in the same position of the first holding behind his back a bundle of rice. Geometrized background in purple tones, blue and green at the upper limit and ochre tones in the rest of the composition.

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  • Title: Rice Threshers
  • Date: 1960-03
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w72 x h60cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:working scenes:cultivating rice, social:workers:farm hand, human figure:group:men
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI MARÇO 960"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3793
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4675