Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines and shading. It depicts boys and insects flying in the sky. On the left, four boys standing in a circle. The boy on the left most faces, what is in front is back and the other two are in profile to the right, the far on the right, holding a flag in his hand. Overhead, a dragonfly, a butterfly and below it following the two, several butterflies. On the floor, three flowers planted on the left and on the horizon, two mountains. Clear sky.


  • Title: It's My People Who Are Coming...
  • Date: 1932
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group:children
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4842
  • Function: Illustration no. 3 for the book “No paiz dos quadratins,” by Carlos Lébeis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-328

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