Composition in black and white. Contour lines and loose. Girl's head occupying almost all the support. She is facing, has short hair a bit tangled, thin eyebrows, eyes and pulled away, nose and mouth suggested. Turtleneck shirt wears close to the neck, with buttons. Plain background.


  • Title: Head of Girl
  • Date: 1957
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "Portinari 57"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 6156
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-5078

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