Frevo Dance

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Quick strokes and contour lines. Frevo dancing figure without defined facial features, occupying the entire area of ​​support. The figure is male, faces with head turned to the right, arms away from the body, outlined twice. Is lowered, supported by the on the right leg and the on the left stretched forward and to the right, with the sole of the foot forward. The pants suggested by quick strokes, seem to be rolled up to the knees.

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  • Title: Frevo Dance
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w16.5 x h16.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:dance:Frevo, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2289
  • Inscription: On back of frame, framer's logo: miniature of a bill worth 500 pesetas – El Banco de España.
  • Function: Sketch for the panel “Frevo Dance” [FCO 2554]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3780