Composition in blue and white. Prevalence outline thick lines. Sketch representing irregular grid area, with two winding lines rectangles inserted one in the other, bordering the composition and inside them, a form completed by amoeboid more defined grid. Surrounding the amoeboid form five spots more or less circular.


  • Title: Abstract
  • Date: 1941
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w15 x h10cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: non-figurative
  • Technique: watercolor
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 686
  • Inscription: Por ocasião da restauração, foram retiradas as seguintes inscrições do cartão onde a obra estava colada "Desenho de autoria de Candido Portinari, autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari Nº 529 DN 191 (c)".
  • Function: Study for a tile panel for the façade of the Palácio Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ; not executed
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1455

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