Man Crying

Candido Portinari1955

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Rapid lines. man's face in the center of the stand area. Face front slightly upwards seeing is creased forehead, round eyes with pained expression, where tears fall on the faces. Nose indicated, closed coarse lips, chin pit in the center. It is seen the top of the neck with the horizontal creases.

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  • Title: Man Crying
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w10 x h12.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed in bottom right corner "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2878
  • Function: Sketch. Reny Golcman, to whom the artist gave the work as a gift, was among the students from the Escola Nacional de Belas Artes who visited Portinari in 1955 as he painted the panels “War” [FCO 3799] and “Peace” [FCO 3798].
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3506