Girl with Braids and Bows

Candido Portinari1955

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black tones, white, rose and orange. Contour lines, overlapping lines and colored areas. Composition representing girl's head, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the support against a plain background. The girl is from the front, has a square face, hair indicated at the top of the head by zigzag lines and trapped in braids that fall next to the face, trapped by color rose ties with orange details. The girl has thin eyebrows, round eyes, wide nose, small lips and neck straight. It suggested by the collar to the neck converging lines.

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  • Title: Girl with Braids and Bows
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.5 x h29cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: crayon, pastel
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 55"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3377
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3478