Rice Thresher

Candido Portinari1955

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black shades, blue, rose, ochre and white. Contour lines, shaded and scraped. Composition representing almost full body woman, back, occupying almost the entire stand area. The figure is with folded arms and back and secure the long, straight and black. Suggests using loose blouse with wide sleeves. Smoky background with scraped effects.

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  • Title: Rice Thresher
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w12.3 x h26.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:peace, social:workers:farm hand, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil , color crayon
  • Signature: Signed at bottom left “Portinari”. Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3731
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3672