Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines. It depicts girl with baby on her lap, both crying. The girl is in front, with the body supported on the left leg and on the right leg slightly bent; It is with the on the left hand on the face, have represented facial features, leaving stone tears from her eyes. Safe on the right arm a baby who is in profile to the right, with the on the right hand on the face, crying too. Plain background.


  • Title: Girl Crying
  • Date: 1947
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:Northeastern migrant, human figure:child, human figure:child:girl
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Signed in bottom right corner "Port[inari]". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5113
  • Notes: Part of signature is cut off.
  • Function: Illustration for “Orientación” newspaper
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2591

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