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The Dreamer

Candido Portinari1958

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines and quick strokes. Woman's face occupying the entire stand area. The figure is from the front, slightly turned to the left; has angular face, hair represented by quick strokes in different directions covering her forehead; dashed straight eyebrows, wide open big eyes, small nose, parallel vertical lines marking recess on the upper lip, full lips parted, square chin pit in the center. Sees the start of the neck.

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  • Title: The Dreamer
  • Date: 1958
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w14.5 x h14.2cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:limbs:head, human figure:woman
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right edge “Portinari 58”
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5786
  • Function: Illustration for cover of the book “A imaginária,” by Adalgisa Nery
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4918

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