Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black tones, white, blue and ochre. Shapes with written outlines and printed with black ink and watercolor touches on makeup. Couple with baby occupying the entire stand area. On the left, fat man figure with a baby lying on her lap. The man has a round face, hair divided in half, furrowed brow, big eyes, sharp nose and thick lips. You have the on the right elbow on the thigh, hand on his face and on the left arm holding a naked baby lying on his lap with her head to the right. Behind the on the left shoulder of the man in front of a woman's head, 3/4 turned to the left, with wavy hair to his shoulders, big eyes, nose indicated by a dash, thick lips and closed. Sloping vertical line cuts the composition on the right, glimpsing a part of a house and the lower on the right corner a gourd. Watercolor touches conceal the recorded forms.

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  • Title: Family
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h25.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group, diverse:recurring elements:gourd
  • Technique: dry point , watercolor
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2161
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1704