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The Priest Sat on the Floor…

Candido Portinari1959

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in orange tones, ochre, gray, green, rose, white and black. Smooth texture. Representation man sitting on the floor, drinking the contents of a bottle that brings to mouth. The figure is in profile to the right, is fat, has a long face, black hair, broken features, beard and black mustache. Holds in his hands a green bottle, whose neck is in your mouth in a position to be drinking its contents. wear white shirt with colored areas in pastel colors, gray pants and is barefoot. Orange grid floor slab and appearing to be in flat bottom ochre.

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  • Title: The Priest Sat on the Floor…
  • Date: 1959
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 959"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3368
  • Function: Illustration no. 8 for the novel “La Puissance et la gloire,” from the book “Romans,” by Graham Greene
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4581

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