Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari

Composition in gray, ochre, earthy, green, yellow, blue and red. Smooth texture. Illusion of perspective. Field landscape or somewhere in the Brodowski surroundings, with a blue balloon and a red balloon flying. Composition characterized by path that occupies the foreground and tapers to the left toward the horizon. Path in earthy and ochre tones with touches of red, blue and yellow. To the left of the path, picket fence made by sticks and wire separating the field suggested by five bushes and green touches the ground. In the background, on the left, cutting the fence, tall, then tree with few branches and leaves. In the center, on top, oval red balloon. Behind and below this, oval blue balloon. On the right, small indoor elevation vegetation, with some rocks, blue and yellow flowers and two small trees. In the background, horizon and sky in faded gray with blue accents.

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  • Title: Brodowski
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w55.5 x h46cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:children's games:toys:balloon, Nature:landscape:Brodowski
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI 1942"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1863
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1605