Composition unidentified tones. Smooth texture. It depicts boys playing football in Brodowski lanscape with cemetery, post, donkey, vegetation and clear sky. In the foreground two trunks of trees without vegetation with oblique cuts at the tips. In the center of the composition, eight boys standing around the ball, using shirts, shorts and are barefoot. The first five, from the left to the right: the first boy is in profile to the right, with legs apart, on the right arm forward and suggested facial features; more the background is in profile to the right, with the on the left leg further on the right; following forward, the third boy is back, wear clothes with suspenders; the fourth child almost in the center of the composition, on your back with legs spread open arms raised and head to the right; the fifth boy is more on the right on his back with legs apart, raised on the left arm, bent forward and head turned to the left. Further down, in the center, three boys in front, with suggested facial features, running after the ball, next to the left of the boy's foot. He is with his legs apart, on the right arm stretched to the left and open the on the left side down. The boy's heart is almost on the right behind the boy. The on the right boy wear pants with suspenders, and rolled up his on the left leg. More to the left and back, boy sitting front, slightly off to the right. To the right of the composition, more to the center, a goat facing left with the muzzle facing the ground. On the third level, three other boys running from the right to on the left: a show of hands and other open arms. On the rightmost, Profile donkey on the right. On the left post cross-shaped, placed in front of the cemetery, represented by clear quadrangular area, where you can see tombs and cypresses. To the left and on the right of the cemetery, fence posts fences; behind the fence, vegetation; on the left and on the right, gardens. Further to the right, houses and leafy tree. Clear sky.


  • Title: Soccer Game in Brodowski
  • Date: 1933
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w124 x h95cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:children's games:play:soccer, Nature:landscape:Brodowski, human figure:group:children
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signature? Date?
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4622
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-332

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