Composition in tones earthy, blue, red, black, white and gray. Contour lines. Woman in profile to the left with Phrygian cap on his head, wide-eyed, aquiline nose, lips parted with hair Overture under the cap. Background with broad, loose brushstrokes, suggesting the French flag.


  • Title: French Republic
  • Date: 1945
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w29 x h30cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: diverse:symbolic figure, human figure:woman
  • Technique: oil , lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 691
  • Function: Study for poster illustration
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2454

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