Wedding in the Country

Candido Portinari1957

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in light shades of ochre, blue, white, gray, earthy, rose, green and black. Wedding It depicts in the countryside with procession accompanying the bride and groom looking to the background the city of Brodowski. In the foreground on the left, double black groom dressed in white accompanied by a procession highlighting on the right next to the groom, one dressed in rose fat black holding an open black umbrella. At the bottom, next to the horizon, a suggested houses and a row of palm trees, highlighting little ahead and to the right, the Church of San Antonio and next to it a small hat father figure and blue cassock. Blue sky with gray and white clouds.

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  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w22.5 x h32.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, Brazilian Culture:country wedding, Nature:landscape:Brodowski, human figure:couple, human figure:group:men, human figure:group:women
  • Technique: watercolor, lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in middle of bottom half "Portinari 57"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1586
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4216