Composition in gray and white. Rapid lines. Woman's head facing up, on the left of center of the stand area. Head up seeing the eyes, seen from below the nose, curved line representing the lips and chin limit. Few traces represent the hair next to the face.


  • Title: Head of Woman
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w10 x h12cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:figure, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated in middle of right half "Portinari 1956"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3255
  • Function: Sketch
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4032

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