Composition in red ochre, black, blue, green and brown holder. Contour lines and tangled. Representation girl half-bust with braid. The girl faces, looking slightly to the right, has dark hair with a ribbon bow at the top of the head and braid the on the right side, with the tip stuck in the neck, making a bow; It has almond-shaped eyes, thin eyebrows, small nose and small lips closed. Wear clothes neck almost "V" with nozzles around, like layers of ruffles. Brown background with yellow spaced risks, looking out of the picture.


  • Title: Girl with Braid and Bow
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h34cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: color crayon
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 57"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5294
  • Inscription: On back of frame, label "81. Portinari, Cândido – 1903-1962 Menina com Trança desenho colorido, as. dat. 1957 inf. dir. 40 x 34”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4245

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