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My Father

Candido Portinari1938

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in tones earthy, green, yellow, red, black and violet. Smooth texture. Portrait of half-bust of the artist's father and against plain light background. The pictured 3/4 is facing left, has long face, short hair, high forehead, thin eyebrows, sunken eyes, sharp on the left temple dark, long nose, slightly outlined mouth with mustache and long chin. wears collared shirt, tie and dark suit. Might falling from the left of the composition illuminating the face portrayed. Fund darker on the left area of ​​the composition.

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  • Title: My Father
  • Date: 1938
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w32 x h44cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:the artist's family:father, human figure:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5
  • Notes: Support cut out by the artist.
  • Inscription: On reverse, lines possibly by the artist; inscription by Maria Portinari "ON 409”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-943

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