Composition sepia and white. Fast contour lines and watercolor touches. Figure woman half-body outlined against a plain background. The figure is facing with the body and head turned slightly to the right. Has indicated hair, big eyes hollow and thick lips parted. It has suggested the arms and contour represented breasts.


  • Title: Figure of Woman
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w22.5 x h30.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:woman
  • Technique: sepia
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3541
  • Notes: Signature not authentic.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1287

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