Composition in black and white. Contour lines and some shaded. Girl dancing nightshade, occupying almost the entire stand area. The figure is from the front, with the head turned slightly to the left, has short hair, bound by tape finishing loop. wear collar neck, dress-neck "V", long sleeves and full skirt and lifted the front. Hands down the hips and legs apart, and suggests be wearing sneakers.

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  • Title: Girl
  • Date: 1933
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w8 x h14cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, human figure:child:girl
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Stamped signature in middle of bottom edge "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 559
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 69” and "Nº 697”.
  • Function: Study
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-378