Wedding in the Country

Candido Portinari1957

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue, yellow, ochre, white, gray, green, earthy and rose. Smooth texture on the bottom, thick and wear spatula in the figures. Newlywed couple accompanied by procession in geometrized composition, seeing to the background the church of Santo Antonio. In the foreground, on the left, newlywed couple, she on the left him and on the right arm in arm, both black, with the facial features indicated, as well as the other components of the group that accompanies them. The attire of the figures is suggested by superimposed geometrization that integrates the whole of the composition, highlighting three figures brimmed hat and a boy on the left holding an open umbrella. In the background the geometrization expands, and the on the left half in blue tones and the on the right in yellow tones, where you see the suggestion of the Church of Saint Anthony.

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  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w65 x h55cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, Nature:landscape:Brodowski, human figure:couple, human figure:group, human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 57"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3813
  • Inscription: On back of frame, label "HEYDENRYK frame THE HOUSE OF HEYDENRYK 141 WEST 54th STREET NEW YORK 19, N.Y.”; inscription "603183”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4214