Candido Portinari1951

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in tones orange, blue, gray, earthy, green and white. Smooth texture and marked brushstrokes. Horse grazing in the field represented in orange tones. In the center of the composition, horse standing, facing, slightly off to the right with his head down. The horse in dark tones has just crackle in your body. In the lower half, geometrized area in orange tone darker on the left a tuft of vegetation. The skyline is seeing high up in the background blue sky with some clouds.

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  • Title: Horse
  • Date: 1951
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w38.5 x h46.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:horse, Nature:landscape:field
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI 951"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1921
  • Inscription: On back of frame, inscription "Portinary Ficha 339. Da. Gilda Saavedra, Mod 8. 46,5 x 38,5”; stamp from framing house located at Rua Aníbal Benévolo 338-A.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2986