Composition in black, white and blue tones. Contour lines. Couple, suggesting be discussing with the background figure, appearing to be watching the It depicts. To the left, a man sitting on a crate, in profile to the right, holding in his on the right hand the on the left arm of a woman, standing in profile to the left, in front of him. Basically, the center figure sketch standing front, looking observe the It depicts.


  • Title: Sitting Man and Woman
  • Date: 1951
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w18.2 x h27cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 764
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 203” and "Nº 326”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “The Son, Domício” [FCO 4814]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3017

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