Composition in blue tones, black, ochre, white, red, green, yellow and orange. Smooth texture and spatula relief flowers. Representation flower pot in the center of the composition. The vessel is blue, bulging, narrower mouth than at the bottom, with designs resembling flowers, with lower bar in straight lines. Out of the vessel, a tall bouquet of stylized flowers. Might falling from the left. The vessel is on dark ground range. Basically, dark tone that brightens to the skyline.


  • Title: Flowers in Blue Vase
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w59.7 x h73.7cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:flowers
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1942"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4807
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1661

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