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Nhonhô

Candido Portinari1943

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari

Composition in black, gray and white tones. Contour lines and tangles. Boy head occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition against gray background. The figure is from the front, slightly turned to the left, is almost round face, curly hair defined by thin and short tangled lines, almond-shaped eyes turned to the left, thin, long nose, narrow lips closed and chin a little deformed. See the beginning of clothing that wears it has closed collar suggesting having a frill.

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  • Title: Nhonhô
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w23 x h29cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:boy, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: lead pencil , India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1274
  • Notes: Support affixed to paper.
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom edge "Nhonhô”
  • Function: Study for the drawing “Nhonhô” [FCO 4556]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1902

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