Quincas Borba

Candido Portinari1943

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines and quick strokes. Head front man, 3/4 facing left. Man has long face, slicked-back hair, thick eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes, aquiline nose, on the left ear set, thick lips. wears high hard collar blouse. Plain background.

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  • Title: Quincas Borba
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4542
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom right "Quincas Borba”
  • Function: Illustration no. 40 for the book “Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas,” by Machado de Assis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1881