Composition in blue tones, rose, violet, purple, red, green and white. Smooth texture. Non-figurative composition with geometrical areas and sinuous lines creating amoeboid. The background is all geometrized with a predominance of blue areas and some tracks in red. Winding line defines amoeboid area that runs through the entire height of the support.


  • Title: Abstract
  • Date: 1954
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w25 x h13cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: non-figurative
  • Technique: watercolor, gouache
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3700
  • Notes: Support affixed to yellow cardboard.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Abstract” [FCO 914]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3351

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