Saint Peter

Candido Portinari1962

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue tones, white, red, gray, rose, black and yellow. Smooth texture. Figure St. Peter, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the support against blue background. The Holy is up in front. It has face with defined facial features, white hair and beard. It wears long robe with wide sleeves and marked draping, red waist band with fallen tip at the front and shoes sandals. He folded on the right hand arm on the chest, on the left arm along the body and feet slightly apart. The back of the head is seen thin yellow halo.

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  • Title: Saint Peter
  • Date: 1962
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w9 x h23.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:Saints:Saint Peter, human figure:man
  • Technique: gouache
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom left corner "PORTINARI*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 951
  • Function: Small-scale color sketch for the painting “Saint Peter” [FCO 2438]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4870