Composition ashore and white. Contour lines. Girl half-bust against plain background. The girl faces, a little on the left of center, wears braids leaving behind the ears and fall behind the shoulders; has hair on her head represented by quick strokes and on the left ribbon. Small round eyes, well apart from each other, only indicated nose and lips closed. Clothing-neck "V" barred with zigzag lines.


  • Title: Girl with Braids and Bow
  • Date: 1956-02
  • Location Created: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19.5 x h26cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2282
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication at bottom right "Para o Carlos Frederico, com o abraço de Portinari Petropolis Fev 56”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3733

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