Composition in green tones, blue, earthy, rose, red, white and yellow. Smooth and thick texture in flowers; marked brushstrokes. Vase of flowers taking almost the entire central area of ​​the composition on range earthy in tones and blue-green background. The vessel is blue, long, curved in the center, spindle-shaped, with bright spots giving effect decorated in light and dark, light and volume. Breaking the vase, bouquet, consisting of four white flowers of yellow crumbs and two rose, one on each side. Other flowers are only suggested, they are of different color amid the greenery on earthy and green tones. The vessel is at the center of a horizontal band in earthy tones. The fund gets green at the height of the dividing line with ground range and becomes blue-green towards the top edge of the composition.


  • Title: Flowers
  • Date: 1951
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w46 x h55cm 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 left "PORTINARI 951"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2402
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2953

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