Composition in violet tones, blue, white, rose and gray. Smooth, thick, using spatula and brush hair and cord support apparent. Portrait of blonde girl half-length, against background in violet tone. The portrayed faces, has rounded face, curly hair parted on the right, wide forehead, suggested eyebrows, blue eyes, indicated nose, rose lips and rounded chin. wears blouse close to the neck with rounded visor and ruffles suggested by black outline and blue accents. Background in violet tones contrasting with the clear figure portrayed and blue areas near the upper corners. Might falling from the left projecting slight shading on the right.


  • Title: Portrait of Mary Rockefeller
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1941
  • Physical Dimensions: w38 x h45.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:child:girl
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1941"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3816
  • Inscription: On back of frame, labels "HENRY HEYDENRYK Fine Frames 65 West 56th Street New York, N.Y.” and "Collection Nelson A. Rockefeller ARTIST: PORTINARI, CANDIDO TITLE: Portrait of Mary Rockefeller, 1941 MEDIUM: Oil canvas NUMBER: 25-133”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1572

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