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The Apothecary Waiting for the Barber

Candido Portinari1944

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. It depicts man sitting in front of a table with his on the left man standing. In the center of the composition, man sitting in front with just sketched face with coarse features; wears vest and standing collar jacket, his on the right arm is bent with hand holding on his jacket lapel and also on the left with folded hand on the corner of the table on which you see two glasses and a bottle. To the left of the seated figure, there is a man standing in profile to the left, with the head tilted forward as if talking to a seated figure. He has indicated facial features and wears shirt "jabot" and jacket.

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  • Title: The Apothecary Waiting for the Barber
  • Date: 1944
  • Location Created: Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h19.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group:men
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right edge "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1302
  • Inscription: Inscription in bottom left corner "20”
  • Function: Illustration no. 19 for the book “O alienista,” by Machado de Assis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2230

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