Composition in orange tones, yellow, gray, blue, earthy, white, black and red. Rough texture. Couple black engaged, arms data, occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition against a yellow background and orange. The bride and groom are standing, facing, he on the left and she on the right arm in arm. It wears brimmed hat covering his forehead, wears gray suit, white shirt, red tie and pants shoes. She has the blue head veil covering her hair, wears white dress with long sleeves and long pants to his ankles and white high heels. Both are black and have the facial features represented and are standing on orange surface. Background to find smooth yellow orange surface.


  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • Date: 1947
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w27 x h35cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, human figure:couple
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2636
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2572

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