Composition in ochre, earthy, gray, white, green, yellow, orange and red. Thick texture in the area of ​​flowers and visible brushstrokes. Vase of flowers against ochre background gray occupying almost the entire stand area. In the center, blue vase with rounded, slightly narrower neck that body even where it leaves a branch with four flowers are suggesting chrysanthemums surrounded by small leaves and other undefined colorful flowers. The vessel is resting on area in earthy tone, line cutting the bottom of the composition, a little less than half the pot.


  • Title: Flowers
  • Date: 1947
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w38 x h46cm 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 947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1205
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2579

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