The Evicted

Candido Portinari1934

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Predominance of contour lines. Study representing migrants It depicts near a railway line. In the foreground, group of six people: two women standing and a seated man and three children standing. On the left, a chest of tinplate and a bundle of clothes. On the right, another bundle of clothes. In the second plane, across the width of the support, a railway line, slightly diagonally on the left to the right from front to back.

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  • Title: The Evicted
  • Date: 1934
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w37 x h28cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:Northeastern migrant, human figure:child, human figure:group, human figure:man, human figure:woman, diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Stamped signature at bottom right "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 605
  • Function: Study for the painting “The Evicted” [FCO 3677]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-441