Three Orthodox Boys

Candido Portinari1956-07

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. Drawing three heads of Orthodox boys, "kippah" and "Payots" against plain background. At the upper left corner half, head forward with good round face, large almond-shaped eyes, large nose and small mouth. In the lower on the left half, drawing on smaller, 3/4 head turned to the left with a long face, drooping eyes, small mouth and large nose. On the right bottom half, profile head to the right with big eye, upturned nose and mouth shut.

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  • Title: Three Orthodox Boys
  • Date: 1956-07
  • Physical Dimensions: w15 x h21cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:group:children, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom half "Jerusalem VII 956 Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 221
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 583” and "Nº 730”.
  • Function: Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3941