Composition in black and white. Contour lines and superimposed and slightly smoky eyes. Composition representing girl half-bust, occupying the lower part of the support against a plain background. The girl is turned slightly to the left, has rounded face and hair parted in the middle, indicated by a number of overlapping lines. Eyebrows indicated by fast line, big eyes clear pupils, small nose indicated by the base, closed lips, rounded chin dimple the center and neck wrinkles with two horizontally. Sees the start of the clothes you wear, high neckline and open in the center.

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  • Title: Girl
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w23 x h48cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 55"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3834
  • Inscription: On back of frame, labels "Tableau de Artes Plásticas Ltda R. Peixoto Gomide 1981 SP. Fone 806144 nº 106/2” and "148”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3471