Saint Peter

Candido Portinari1962

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. Design grid to expand figure of St. Peter. The saint is standing and facing. Has the halo around the head, suggested facial features and beard. wears broad cassock with cummerbund and drooping tip in front. He folded on the right hand arm at chest and on the left along the body. The feet are slightly apart and shoes toe sandals.

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  • Title: Saint Peter
  • Date: 1962
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w10 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:Saints:Saint Peter, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil , crayon
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2442
  • Inscription: At lateral edges, numbers 1 through 12; at top and bottom edges, letters A through F
  • Function: Small-scale cartoon for the panel “Saint Peter” [FCO 2438]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4867