Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts half-length three women qu are crying. On the left woman with her hands hiding her face, suggesting to have long hair. On the right woman with his face up, represented facial features, long hair and on the left hand on the face of the on the left cheek. Between the two women in the background, another woman with his face up, with defined facial features.


  • Title: Women Crying
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:war, human figure:group:women, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signature? Date?
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5077
  • Function: Small-scale color sketch for the panel “War” [FCO 3799]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3547

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