Composition in black and white. Loose and contour lines. Girl's head occupying the entire center of the support. Front of girl, big eyes, hair suggested by quick strokes, thin eyebrows, lips and mouth outlined; neck shirt collar suggestion. Plain background.


  • Title: Head of Girl
  • Date: 1959
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "Portinari 959"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 6077
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-5023

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