Composition in black and white. Sketch lines. Composition representing two men indoors. On the right man standing in profile to the left and on the right arm stretched forward horizontally. At the center, a man sitting on the floor in front with his on the left leg being stretched and suggesting the on the right folded. In the background network and the wall rectangle with intersecting lines suggesting bars.


  • Title: Two Men
  • Date: 1952
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w34.2 x h21.2cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group:men
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4879
  • Inscription: Inscriptions, at bottom edge, "pg 292” and "XVII o velho pulou da rede não teve tempo de ficar em pé”
  • Function: Sketch for the painting “Cangaceiros” [FCO 4087]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3136

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