Bride and Groom on Horseback

Candido Portinari1955

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in yellow, orange, ochre, blue, green and white. Smooth and thick texture. It depicts wedding couple on horseback. The horse is the profile body to the left, the man is mounted on the back, also in profile to the left, the woman is sitting sideways on the back, front. The man holds the reins, wears brown hat bandit, blue clothes, orange shoe. The woman wears white veil, orange dress and heels, green. Fund at the time of the green figures and the rest in yellowness. Orange sun on the left.

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  • Title: Bride and Groom on Horseback
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, Nature:Animals:horse, human figure:couple, human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI 55"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 6115
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-5036