Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines. Girl half-bust, occupying almost the entire support. The figure is from the front, with the head turned slightly to the left, has an oval face, hair suggested, defined facial features, long neck and wears blouse with neck "V". Plain background.


  • Title: Head
  • Date: 1948
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w7 x h8.8cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari Rio 1948"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5187
  • Function: Sketch
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2733

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