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Overseer

Candido Portinari1948

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines and intersecting. It depicts man working on cane plantation. To the left of the composition, man standing in front, slightly off to the right, holding a walking cane sugar with the on the right hand. The man is fat, has broad face, facial features represented. wears jacket, breeches and boots. From the center to the right and to the bottom of the composition, cane plantation. Range with undergrowth in the foreground. Bottom on the left with loose risks.

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  • Title: Overseer
  • Date: 1948
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:working scenes:sugar cane, social:workers:foreman, human figure:man
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4583
  • Function: Illustration no. 7 for the book “Zé Brasil,” by Monteiro Lobato
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2757

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