Girl with Braids

Candido Portinari1956-03

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue and white. Quick strokes. Face front girl against a plain background. Oval face, hair tied in braids that pass through the top of the head and fall of the sides to the shoulders, and the on the right side ends with a tie. Apart eyes represented by a few strokes, sketched nose, lips closed represented by irregular broken and chin pit in the center. Sees the start of the closed blouse close to the neck.

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  • Title: Girl with Braids
  • Date: 1956-03
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.5 x h37cm 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 2070
  • Notes: Work executed on page of copy no. 393 of the book "Disegni di Portinari," by Eugenio Luraghi [LV 1].
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication at bottom right "Para o amigo João José Giambiagi com os votos de bôa viagem e breve regresso, Portinari Rio Março 1956”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3738