Candido Portinari1959

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in white and blue. Moose and parallel lines. Carajá ballerina representation occupying the center of the support. The sitting Indian front, with mask on the face of which comes a long fringe to the waist. The on the left arm is flexed by hand on the head. Breasts covered and wears kilt. It is with legs bent sideways. On the right stick figure drawing, seemingly with child on his lap, using species trench. Plain background.

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  • Title: Fetish
  • Date: 1959
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w24 x h32cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Indian
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5763
  • Notes: Work executed in the artist’s own sketchbook.
  • Function: Sketch for the painting “Fetish” [FCO 3159]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4513