Composition in black and white. Contour lines, winding and areas of light and dark. Figurative composition with no major horizontal amoeboid form composition against background with geometric areas of light and dark.


  • Title: Abstract
  • Date: 1954
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w25 x h12cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: non-figurative
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 681
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 149” and "Nº 805”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Abstract” [FCO 914]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3350

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