Composition in shades of blue, green, red and white. Quick strokes. Girl's head with front face, occupying almost the entire support area against clear plain background. It has oval face, almond-shaped green eyes, small nose and red lips; hair parted in the middle with pigtails tied with red ribbons ties. Sees suggestion green shirt you're wearing.


  • Title: Girl with Braids and Bows
  • Date: 1956
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.5 x h33cm 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, color crayon
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 1956"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5401
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4016

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