Composition in black and white. Sketch lines. Sketch of two couples kissing on the mouth, occupying almost the entire stand area. In the lower half, bust of a couple, and the man is on the left, in profile to the right, with the on the right hand at the nape of the woman who is in front, in profile to the left. The on the left hand of the woman is resting on the man's on the right shoulder. In the top half, heads another couple and the man on the left is in profile to the right and the woman is in front profile to the left. Couples have suggested hair by light sinuous lines.

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  • Title: Kiss
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w18.5 x h25.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:couple, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 789
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 64” and "Nº 695”.
  • Function: Sketch for the engraving “The First Kiss” [FCO 838]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1948