Pot of Flowers

Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue tones, earthy, gray, ochre, red, green, white and black. Smooth texture. Vase of flowers on the earthy surface, against Brindle blue and white background. In the center, oval vase, gray with black dots, from where fine stems with green leaves, red flowers, ochre with red and white kernels. The bouquet is dotted with white and ochre points. Background strokes horizontally with light blue and white to find the earthy surface where the vessel is resting.

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  • Title: Pot of Flowers
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w37 x h45cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:flowers
  • Technique: tempera
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 194[?]"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2074
  • Notes: Last number in date is illegible.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1670