Composition in black tones, gray, blue and rose. Smooth contour lines and color shading. Female figure against gray background. The figure is back, 3/4 turned to the left. Have long hair, seeing the tip of the nose in the face contour, raised on the left arm and on the right along the body in the position of those who are jumping with the on the left leg bent and bare feet. Wears long tunic and sleeveless.


  • Title: Figure of Woman
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1955-07
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w21 x h36cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:peace, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil
  • Signature: Signed in bottom right corner "Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3239
  • Inscription: Dated in inscription at bottom right "Paz VII 55 O.N.U.”
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3694

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