Pot of Flowers

Candido Portinari1940

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in gray tones, earthy, ochre, rose, yellow, green, white and orange. Smooth texture in the vase and bottom and rough flowers. Vase with Flowers, viewed from above, occupying the full area of ​​the support, against plain background. In the center of the composition, thin oval vessel, resting on a square area that looks like a table with arrangement of stylized flowers, which features two largest onshore tone, just above the center. On the left and below this, plus three smaller flowers in shade of rose and yellow sharper than the others, lying in the high half of the pot. Highest concentration of indefinite flowers on the right and suggestion of foliage on top of the arrangement. Fallen white petals on the table and dark background.

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  • Title: Pot of Flowers
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w60.5 x h73.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:flowers
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 1940"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2055
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "OB”. On stretcher, inscription "291”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1230