Composition in black and white. Predominance of parallel lines, contour and shading. Portrait of the artist's grandmother against white background. The portrayed faces, occupying the center of the stand area. He has a round face, hair split in half pulled back, wide forehead with a few wrinkles, eyes facing forward with very serious expression. Sees of the ears with earrings, broad nose and thin lips closed and square chin pit in the center.

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  • Title: “Nonna” from Jardinópolis
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w16 x h22cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:the artist's family:grandmother, human figure:woman
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Stamped signature at bottom right "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 439
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 245” and "Nº 636”.
  • Function: Illustration no. 3 for the book “Retrato de Portinari,” by Antonio Callado
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3849