Candido Portinari1943

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in dark shades of black and green and shades of red, yellow and ochre. Smooth and rough texture on the stalks of flowers. Anthuriums and loose leaves against dark background. In the center of the composition, three anthuriums standing, and the over the top than the other, and a large sheet between Anthurium means and the on the right, the latter with two leaves stuck in your stalk on the right. Behind these three main anthuriums and merged three others, less clear than the first. Below anthuriums the center also interspersed, three light spots in red, suggesting anthuriums. Yellow and green dots concentrated between the center of the flowers on the right, just below, and on the left upper half. Plain dark background.

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  • Title: Anthuriums
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w59.5 x h73cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:flowers
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI 943"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1782
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1809