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Bullfight

Candido Portinari1960

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Straight lines and shaded geometrized. Bullfight It depicts. In the foreground, on the left, bull standing in front with three banderillas driven into the neck. On the right, Profile bullfighter on the left holding the cover with the on the left hand and the on the right hand holds the sword horizontally like spiking it on the animal. In the background, two more front bullfighters, the first to the center and the other further back and to the right. In the background, outline the stands of the bullring.

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  • Title: Bullfight
  • Date: 1960
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h25.8cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:bull, human figure:group:men
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 753
  • Notes: Support affixed to cardboard.
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 573” and "Nº 811”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Praça de Touros” [FCO 4237]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4774

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