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Family

Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in gray tone. Contour lines. Couples, occupying the entire area of ​​the composition. On the left figure of a man with a round face, hair divided in half, furrowed brow, big eyes, thick lips and flattened nose. You have the on the right elbow on his on the right thigh, hand on his face and on the left arm holds a baby in her arms, naked, who is lying diagonally. Behind the man's on the left shoulder, woman's head, facing, sloping to the right, with hair represented by zigzag, big eyes, nose outlined by a dash, and thick lips closed. Lines vertically inclined cuts the on the right margin of the composition. The picture was taken with ink residue in the matrix, giving Brindle effect in the horizontal direction.

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  • Title: Family
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child, human figure:group, human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: dry point
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 880
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1702

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