Composition in blue tones, gray, ochre, yellow, rose, white, black and green. Rough texture. Composition representing white ceramic vase, seeing if planted some flowers suggesting chrysanthemums. There is a large yellow on the right and a minor in rose on the left; the leaves are green. The vessel is perched on ochre area, suggesting wood and the background is blue.


  • Title: Flowers
  • Date: 1941
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w33 x h41cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:flowers
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner “PORTINARI 1941”
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4872
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1431

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