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Mother

Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts mother hugging two children, occupying the entire support height. The bodies of the figures are depicted with significant deliberate deformation in light and dark shades and irregular geometric areas. Woman faces in profile to the left, kneeling on his on the left leg and bent on the right. She has a long neck, and on the right hand with big fingers, holding the child who is on the left. Supported to your body, the more a child, on the right, standing with legs apart. Background with irregular geometrical areas.

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  • Title: Mother
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w80 x h100cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:religious scenes:mothers' wrath, human figure:group:children, human figure:woman
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5356
  • Function: Study for the panel “The Last Bulwark” [FCO 2736]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1745

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