Wedding in the Country

Candido Portinari1957

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in white tones, violet, blue, green, yellow, lilac, rose, orange, red, ochre and gray. Smooth, rough, thick texture. Group of people forming a single block, and the bridal couple ahead against geometrized background in colored bands. The group is slightly shifted to the left, occupies the entire vertical area of ​​support is standing. In the center of the composition, the figure of the bride, with the hand in front of him, legs slightly apart, wearing red indoor shoes and high heels. On the left, beside him, the groom's figure, with his on the left arm across the front of the body at the waist, the fallen law and legs apart. Wearing a hat, jacket and white pants to the height of the shins, yellow shirt and skinny tie. on the far left, a little behind the groom, a woman without defined facial features. on the far right of the group, another female figure, back, hands together at the hips, wearing shoes closed ash and high heels. Between the bride and this figure, two more women, of whom find themselves some defined facial features. The other group members are represented by geometrism suggests that only heads and legs behind the central figures. Besides geometrism, there are lines in all directions across the area where the group. With little tonal variation of the body of the figures, which confuses their anatomical definition. Background in vertical stripes in shades of violet, blue, green and yellow, from the left to the right.

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  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w81 x h100cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, 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 2080
  • Inscription: On stretcher, label "268 PORTINARI Candido – 1903-1962 268, Casamento, óleo s/tela, as. dat. 1957 inf. dir. 100 x 81”; inscriptions "4182” and "23”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4211