Composition in black and white. Contour lines, dotted and shaded. Composition representing double black couple and chest on the floor in the background. The couple is standing in front, side by side; the woman is on the left, his face is only indicated by the dark area, wear long white dress, if seeing the veil out of the head; his on the right arm is stretched along the body and the on the left is ensnared the human on the right arm. The groom wears a dark suit, hat and his face is also indicated by the dark area. On the left hand holds a closed umbrella. Geometrized areas behind the couple suggest casting shadows. To the right, on the floor, chest closed.


  • Title: Wedding
  • Date: 1953
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w18 x h11.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, human figure:couple, diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 1953"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4345
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3241

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