Head of Man

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Predominance of shaded. man's head sketch opposite. Elongated face and facial features just suggested and accented by touches of shading.

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  • Title: Head of Man
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w13 x h26cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 507
  • Inscription: In bottom half, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "Desenho de autoria de Candido Portinari, autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari,” "Nº 851” and "DN 276”.
  • Function: Sketch
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4063