Portrait of Antônio Portinari

Candido Portinari1932

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines and soft and light shading. Portrait man half-bust, against a plain background, occupying the entire area of ​​the support. The pictured 3/4 is facing left, has long face, short hair combed straight back, broad forehead and large indicated on the left ear. It has the straight eyebrows, small and light eyes turned to the left and down, long nose, thin lips closed, marked by central chin and short neck dimple. wears light shirt collar and dark tie.

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  • Title: Portrait of Antônio Portinari
  • Date: 1932
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w16 x h21cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:the artist's family:brother
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom left "Portinari 932"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3458
  • Notes: Above signature, faded inscription, probably a dedication.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-280