Candido Portinari1957

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines, shading, and parallel dashed. Retreatants family It depicts near the man's corpse to vultures around. On the left, six migrants group, looking up from the left to the right, standing figure wrapped in swaddling clothes with hands on her face, a woman standing in front, also with hands on his face, an old only suggested and a woman standing in front with child on her lap. A little ahead of the group, girl standing on his back with his on the right arm around the woman's skirt. On the right man standing, 3/4 facing right wearing jacket and trousers and with hands on head. It has its front body lying on the ground in the diagonal on the left to the right, front to back, with slightly separated and on the left arm straight legs stretched too far removed from the body. Near the head of the cadaver, one sees two well-defined standing Urubus one and only suggested a four as if flying earthying. On the support, rectangular areas vertically and horizontally suggesting areas of shade and the sky on the right bunch of suggestions from other vultures flying.

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  • Title: Migrants
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w30 x h20.3cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:death, social:Northeastern migrant, Nature:Animals:vulture, human figure:child, human figure:group, human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1881
  • Inscription: On back of frame, stamp "Paris, Expositions, douanes”; label "Maison de La Pensée Française. 2, Rue de L’Elysées – Paris VIIIéme 62 – Retirantes”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4177