Man and Young Woman

Candido Portinari1959

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue tones, red, green, yellow, rose, orange, gray, black and white. Smooth texture and áspera.Cena girl and man in a place that looks like a banana storage warehouse. On the left, man sitting in box, facing right. He has marked facial features and has a beard and blue hair, mingling with fruits that are also blue. He wears green pants with orange shirt and is barefoot. On the right in front of the man, girl standing in front. It has defined facial features, with rosy cheeks, red lips, blond hair with white lace on her head. wear white shirt with checkered skirt in blue tones. Behind the man, to the extent of the background, stacked blue banana curls. Hanging from the ceiling almost to the center of the support, bunch of yellow bananas. The ceiling is blue. Beside the girl on the right corner, empilhadas.Chão sacks geometrized in blue and rose tones.

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  • Title: Man and Young Woman
  • Date: 1959
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "PORTINARI Rio 59"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 6135
  • Function: Study not used, for illustration of the novel La Puissance et la gloire by Graham Greene
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-5051