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Gossip

Candido Portinari1937

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts with three women standing in the center of the composition, compared with construction background. The woman on the left is back, turned slightly to the right, facing the other two; hair in a bun, long neck; wears dress below the knees, long sleeves and are barefoot. On the right front woman, slightly turned to the left, straight hair on the neck, facial features represented. wears dress below the knee and sleeves, marked waist and is barefoot. In the center of the composition, between the two women, the third front; also has straight hair and coarse features. She's part of the body covered by the other two figures. On the floor to the left, gourd; on the right chest. In the background, part of a building.

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  • Title: Gossip
  • Date: 1937
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, human figure:group:women, diverse:recurring elements:trunk, diverse:recurring elements:water jug
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5173
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-668

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