Quincas Borba

Candido Portinari1943

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Tangled lines, criss-crossed and dotted. man half-bust occupying almost the entire support area against white background. The figure is from the front, slightly turned to the left. It has a round face, curly hair drooping over the on the left brow is furrowed, thick eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes, wide open, facing left, nose long narrow tip, thick lips are parted and suggesting short rounded chin. wears jacket defined by crossed lines, frilly shirt and bow tie.

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  • Title: Quincas Borba
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w13.5 x h16cm without frame
  • 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: Initialed at bottom right "C.P.". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1266
  • Notes: Support affixed to paper.
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom edge of paper to which work is affixed "Quincas Borba”
  • Function: Study for the drawing “Quincas Borba” [FCO 4542]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1880