The Apothecary and the Psychiatrist Imprisoned

Candido Portinari1944

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. It depicts two men behind barred windows occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. The windows are represented by two rectangles vertically side by side, and by the bars intersecting lines. Behind the windows, one can see on the left, man half-length, front, with only sketchy face and holding a dog lying profile to the right; on the right, front man, slightly turned to the left, just sketched and arms crossed face.

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  • Title: The Apothecary and the Psychiatrist Imprisoned
  • Date: 1944
  • Location Created: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h14cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:dog, human figure:group:men
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right edge "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1301
  • Function: Illustration no. 18 for the book “O alienista,” by Machado de Assis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2228