Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. Portrait of woman half-bust, against background in light and dark tones with irregular shapes. The portrayed faces, with the head turned to the left; has long face, dark hair combed with a slight tuft, prominent forehead, arched eyebrows large, small eyes averted, suggested nose, thin lips closed, delineated on the left ear and pointed chin. Clothes dark shirt collar close to the neck diamond on the right sleeve and the on the left irregular shapes. Background with geometrical areas and irregular shapes in various shades, looking to the left the initial "F" and on the right "H".


  • Title: Portrait of Florence Horn
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: New York, New York, USA
  • Physical Dimensions: w45 x h56cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:woman
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1940 N.Y."
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4148
  • Inscription: Inscriptions, at top left, "F” and, at top right, "H”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1312

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