Composition in black and white. Contour lines parallel and intersecting. Composition representing stout woman naked, sitting on the floor, set in area bounded by irregular line. The figure is from the front, has bent legs with knees down, head tilted forward, with her hair falling over her face, on the right arm bent up and hand on the neck and on the left down, resting on the leg; bountiful bust and prominent belly. Behind the figure, possibly some lines suggest closed environment.


  • Title: Sitting Woman
  • Date: 1939
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w18.2 x h22.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:woman
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1976
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscription by Luiz Portinari, brother of the artist, "Mulher sentada desenho a tinta executado por meu irmão Candido Portinari”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1044

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