Candido Portinari1944

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black tones, red, gray and white. Smooth texture and contour lines. It depicts woman standing with huge cloak over his head, against plain background. Woman faces with her head tilted slightly to the left, on the right arm bent across his chest and on the left stretched, legs apart. The features, legs and arms woman are suggested by light strokes and his clothes have strong representation, all the colors. On the woman's head, a veil that on the left him falls below the hips and to the right is longer, with a flowing edge up. wear long black dress. Plain background and horizon line marked by mild stroke.

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  • Title: People
  • Date: 1944
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w17.5 x h25.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:woman
  • Technique: watercolor, lead pencil
  • Signature: Initialed, at bottom right, "CP." and, in bottom left corner, "CP.". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4971
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom edge "povo”
  • Function: Costume design for the Iara Ballet
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2146