Composition in black tones, white and rose. Contour lines and scrapes. Study both hands, closing the on the left over the on the right. You see clearly the palm of the on the right and bent fingers of the same. Thumb of his on the right hand closed on the fingers of his on the left hand.


  • Title: Hands
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w10 x h13cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:limbs:hand
  • Technique: lead pencil , color crayon
  • Signature: Signed in bottom right corner "Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 290
  • Inscription: Dated in inscription at bottom left "Paz O.N.U. 55”. On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 460” and "Nº 438”.
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3685

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