Rabbi and Girl

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in ochre, gray, earthy, red, rose, orange, black and blue. Smooth texture. It depicts rabbi girl on street with houses with balconies. To the left of the composition, tall front man with beard, facial features suggested holding a book in his on the right hand and the on the left, the girl's hand is on their side. It wears brimmed hat, coat and dark slacks, pants and pointy shoes. The girl is in front, with his on the right hand placed on the rabbi, has a round face, represented facial features, hair with curls at the tips; wears red cap, rose dress sleeves, marked waist and full skirt, socks with horizontal stripes, gray shoes. Street and house walls represented by geometric areas in pastel colors, distinguishing itself in the top on the right, the balcony of one of the houses and the beginning of another, behind the man's head.

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  • Title: Rabbi and Girl
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl, human figure:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "JERUSALEM PORTINARI 56"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4395
  • Function: Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4009