Candido Portinari1941

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and brown tones. Fast contour lines, featuring a superimposed grid to study for expansion of approximately 2x2cm. Composition representing cobbler sitting, occupying almost the entire support area against background marked by the grid to expand. The figure is sitting in front, has fallen head to the right side; It seems to be bald; It has wrinkles on the forehead, big eyes, broad nose suggested by dash, full lips and long, thin neck. It has the on the right broad shoulders and strong arms bent; holding the hand on the left foot on the right shoe and indefinite object. It is sitting on a bench which suggests that straw. She is with her legs spread wide, and between them, wear tool Cobblers. Wear long pants, shirt and lace-up shoes.

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  • Title: Cobbler
  • Date: 1941
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w15 x h18.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:popular types:shoemaker, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3525
  • Notes: Signature not authentic.
  • Function: Small-scale cartoon for the painting “Brodowski Cobbler” [FCO 1200]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1351