Candido Portinari1954

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Gaucho with mate in field lanscape. To the right of center, gaucho standing in front. It has hat on, long tunic, shadowed face with suggested facial features and boots. Safe whip in his on the right hand and mate in his on the left hand. To the left of center, horse grazing in front. Basically, the on the right part of the house and on the left, suggested three horses in a field, on his back.

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  • Title: Gaúcho
  • Date: 1954
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19.5 x h24.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:popular types:Gaúcho, Nature:Animals:horse, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3236
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "Nº T achado posteriormente ‘Gaucho com chimarrão’”; stamp with inscription "ORIGINAL DE CANDIDO PORTINARI TÍTULO: ‘Gaucho’ tamanho: 020 1/2 x 026 Ano:? Certiticado por: Maria V. Portinari”.
  • Function: Study for the panel “Gaúchos” [FCO 2561]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3268