Composition in black tones, white and gray. Predominance of contour lines and watery areas. Standing study and early stylized leg, seen from behind, diagonally from the left to the right and from front to back.


  • Title: Foot
  • Date: 1944
  • Location Created: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w32 x h47cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:limbs:foot
  • Technique: India ink brush , India ink wash
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 200
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 39” and "Nº 398”.
  • Function: Study for the tile panel “Saint Francis of Assisi” [FCO 2474]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1992


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