Composition in orange, ochre, black, blue and red tones. Contour lines and scrapes. Half-bust of a girl facing forward, occupying almost the entire support area against background in shade of rose scraped. The girl has a round face, dark hair parted down the middle, styled in two braids that form rings behind the ears, bun on top of the head and hair bow on the left, narrow forehead, thin eyebrows, round apart eyes, long nose only suggested by the representation of the nostrils, thin closed lips, rounded and long and thin neck. The upper part of her pleated clothing with a high neckline can be seen.

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  • Title: Girl
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w21.5 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: lead pencil , India ink pen , pastel
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1034
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication at bottom right "PARA ANAH E CARLINHOS LEMBRANÇA AFETUOSA DE Portinari 57”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4242