Composition in black and white. Quick and tangled lines. Woman's head, occupying almost the entire stand area. The woman is slightly to the left of the support, from the front, with the head turned up, seeing if your double chin. Has represented facial features and hair suggested. Plain background.


  • Title: Head
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19.2 x h23.2cm 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 at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5276
  • Function: Sketch
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4033

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