Composition in black and white with touches of red and light blue. Quick strokes. Contour lines. Woman's head on a white background. Woman face with hair represented by separate sinuous lines, with bangs, slicked back and falling behind the ears almost shoulder length. Has thin and drooping eyebrows at the outer corners, light blue eyes slightly oblique, small nose, mouth well-marked with thick lips painted red. On your on the left side, two pints. One is near the eye and the other near the mouth. Mark the center of the chin, wide and short neck with two wrinkles. Away from the neck, collar or neckline with zigzag motif. Started shoulders. White background.


  • Title: Girl
  • Date: 1959
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w24.5 x h29.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: colored pencil, India ink brush
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 59"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1539
  • Inscription: In bottom right corner, embossed mark of the paper "Shoellers Hammer”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4554

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