Saint Sebastian

Candido Portinari1942

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in earthy tone. Contour lines. San Sebastian stuck in tree trunk, taking up the entire height of the composition. The saint is standing in front, his head tilted to the left, just delineated facial features, thick neck, arms down along the body, bare back with three arrows stuck in the chest. At the time of short kilt Suggested waist and transparent, open legs looking up the trunk of the tree behind. The picture was taken with ink residue in the matrix giving the effect in earthy tone.

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  • Title: Saint Sebastian
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:religious scenes:Martyrdom of St. Sebastian, human figure:man
  • Technique: etching
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 853
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1718