Rabbis Studying

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines, parallel and shaded. It depicts rabbis studying indoors with three rectangular tables, which are prospective for the fund. In the foreground, three rabbis from the front, sitting at a table that has an open book in front of the middle man. They have represented features, beard and wear "kippah". In the background, two men sitting in seat back. They are facing a table that has a man on the other side, facing, leaning on a book that is open on the table. The three wear "kippah". On the right man standing in front with book in his on the left hand hugged the body. Wearing a hat and overcoat. In the background, on the left, a man standing facing left.

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  • Title: Rabbis Studying
  • 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:group:men
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "JERUSALEM 1956 Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4180
  • Inscription: Inscription in bottom right corner "SABATH”
  • Function: Work executed in Brazil upon the artist's return from Israel. The inscription registers the location that inspired the work.. Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3987