Candido Portinari1933

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Head of two profile pictures to the left. Figure on the leftmost is set with shaded contour of the forehead to the upper lip, seeing part of the face, with thin eyebrows, eyes and big nose. The second figure is set up with fine features of the front of the neck; Suggested hair, big ears, thin eyebrows, no pupil eye, nose, thick lips and pointed chin. Plain background.

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  • Title: Profiles
  • Date: 1933
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h22cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:figure, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: charcoal, fountain pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5727
  • Notes: Work executed in the artist’s own sketchbook.
  • Function: Sketch
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-386