Composition in black tones, white and red ochre. Straight lines, curves, some parallels. Study of three feet. In the upper half of the support, viewed from the rear on the left foot with the toes down and heel up, the apparent sole. In the lower half feet of one person almost in profile to the left represented with heels up and toes down and bent forward. We see the beginning of the legs and the hem of the pants suggesting be kneeling person.


  • Title: Feet
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w9 x h22cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:limbs:foot
  • Technique: gouache , lead pencil , sanguine, India ink pen
  • Signature: Initialed in bottom left corner "CP.". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 322
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 441” and "Nº 807”.
  • Function: Study for the panel “War” [FCO 3799]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3590

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