Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in White, Black and Blue. Parallel and contour lines. It depicts five rabbis studied attitude. The men are facing, sitting, have beard, mustache, wear "kippah" long robe with sleeves and flip-flops. The man at the front and the on the left is with the on the right hand on the head and the on the left holds a closed book. The on the right is with his on the right hand on his beard and holding an open book in his on the left hand, supported on legs. The rabbi is behind them with his on the left hand resting on a stick. The fourth man behind the on the left is with the on the left hand extended forward and the fifth man is only suggested. Plain background.

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  • Title: Rabbis
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w33 x h51cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group:men
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5656
  • Function: Sketch for the painting “Searching the Book of Yaweh” [FCO 4668]. Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3952