Wedding in the Country

Candido Portinari1958

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Fast, parallel, overlapping and diagonal lines. It depicts marriage in the fields with group procession, men dropping firecrackers, fon the rightened children, seeing to the bottom part of the city of Brodowski. To the left of center of the composition, compact group of eleven people, suggesting the procession of a marriage. Ahead of the procession the bride and groom; the bride is on the left standing, facing, veiled suggestion on the hair, indicated facial features, and secure with the on the right hand bouquet to his chest and on the left arm given to the groom. wear light-colored dress and high heels. To his on the left, the groom, standing in front, wearing hat, tie and dark suit, has the on the right arm given to the bride and on the left along the body; It has legs apart and wears elastic gaiter. Groom ago and a little more to the right, dress girl figure clear, curly hair, holding open black umbrella; behind the bride and groom, seven other figures, of which only see the heads; five of them wear hat and is only suggested by circular stain. To the right of the group, dog on the left diagonal to the right. To the right of center composition, two men loose squib. Both wear hat, is in profile to the right and another almost back. Among them, firecrackers beam still unused. More to the right, two fon the rightened boys, standing in front, one with hands over his ears and the other with his hands up. A little behind this group, child running to the left. The floor is represented by numerous curved lines and parallel where you can see many sticks of firecrackers already used. At the bottom on the left, hill's suggestion and on the right view of Brodowski, seeing a little ahead of the San Antonio chapel.

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  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • Date: 1958
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w52.5 x h35cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, Nature:Animals:dog, Nature:landscape:Brodowski, human figure:couple, human figure:group, human figure:group:children
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2393
  • Notes: Support affixed to cardboard.
  • Inscription: Signed and dated in dedication in bottom right corner "Para o caro amigo Aroche com o abraço de Portinari 1958”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4384