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Cangaceiro

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines and firm strokes. It depicts crouching back bandit. He is facing right, squatting with the on the right foot back and the on the left forward. Holds in his on the right hand a gun, which is supported on the ground vertically. wears bandit clothing with crossed cartridge belts in the trunk and a kind of bag hanging on the back. The head is only suggested, and seems to wear characteristic hat. Floor with traces suggesting vegetation that goes to the right bank. Plain background.

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  • Title: Cangaceiro
  • Date: 1956
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:Cangaceiro, human figure:man
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Signed at bottom left "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5528
  • Function: Study for the painting “Cangaceiro” [FCO 5605]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3865

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