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Man Crying

Candido Portinari1947

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines, rapid lines, shaded light. Composition representing man's head crying, occupying almost the entire stand area. The man is the head turned slightly to the left, does not have the top of the head indicated small strip of forehead, sagging eyebrows represented by sinuous line, suggested eyes, indicated pupils, where fall big tears. He has outlined nose, open mouth with teeth and beard suggested lint indicated, broad neck. Plain background.

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  • Title: Man Crying
  • Date: 1947
  • Physical Dimensions: w24.5 x h35cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: crayon
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3178
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication at bottom right "Para o grandíssimo poeta Rafael com o abraço amigo de Portinari 1947”. On back of frame, label from Artefact framing house; inscription "4406”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2621

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