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Composition in blue and white. Defining contour lines and colored areas. Composition representing the seabed, fish finding himself as if in a network, comprising colored background against uneven areas. All fish, except for one, are in profile to the left and distributed symmetrically. Each is inserted into the square formed by crossing diagonal lines across the area of ​​the composition, suggesting a network. Both fish as the lines defining the network are represented by white or blue contours contrast with the background tone on which lie.

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  • Title: Fish
  • Date: 1961
  • Location Created: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:fish, non-figurative
  • Technique: tiles
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom left edge "PORTINARI 61"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2496
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom right edge "VITRAIS CONRADO SORGENICHT S/A SÃO PAULO”
  • Function: Work executed to decorate one of the halls of the Pampulha Iate Clube, Belo Horizonte, MG. Work designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4800

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