Man Crying

Candido Portinari1947-09

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. man half-bust crying, occupying almost the entire stand area. The man is from the front, slightly turned to the left, it has broad face, with defined facial features, where drip stone tears; hair in quick strokes of the side, top of the head not pictured, on the left ear suggested. Sees the start of the neck and shoulders. Plain background.

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  • Title: Man Crying
  • Date: 1947-09
  • Physical Dimensions: w16 x h20cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5049
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication at bottom right "Para o companheiro Alberto Brito com a maior simpatia Portinari Mont. – Set 1947”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2618