Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts woman with child in her arms, both crying. The woman is sitting in front, which is seen half-body, with the head facing up and slightly to the left. She has a great face, set with deliberate expressive deformation, see a bit of dark hair, on the left eye with tears stone, arched eyebrows, nose and big mouth, square chin and thick long neck. It wears plain blouse half sleeve and skirt seems to be round, with drawing chess. Holds in his on the left hand a baby, the on the right is closed on the face and are oversized. The baby is sitting on her mother's lap, slightly turned to the left, it is bald, has a round face, head larger than the body, on the right hand on the right eye and the on the left at the time of the belly and is naked. Might background.


  • Title: Mother with Her Child
  • Date: 1947
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w97 x h130cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child, human figure:woman
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4185
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2549

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