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Wedding

Candido Portinari1933

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in light shades of blue, yellow, ochre, and in tones of red, green, earthy, black and white. Smooth texture. Wedding procession with Brodowski landscape in the background. The group of seventeen people, among adults and children, is in the foreground, in the center of the composition, forming the procession on the diagonal from right to left, and front to back. In front of the group, a newlywed couple - she on the left, wearing white and him on a blue suit. To the right of the couple, a blue puppy and a little further away, also to the right, three figures - a couple and a child - who seem to be watching the procession. In the background, a little to the left of the center, behind the group, the figure of a prieSaintAt the upper left corner, forming an angle from left to right and from front to back, three fenced houses, the middle one has a blue inscription above the door: "CINEMA". Behind the houses, representation of trees. In the third level, in the the center, the little church of Saint Anthony. In the background, cutting across the width of the composition, a fence behind which there are two houses - one on the left and one on the right - both with red roofs. Background in prevalent blue and yellow watery.

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  • Title: Wedding
  • Date: 1933
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w49.5 x h33cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:country wedding, Nature:landscape:Brodowski, human figure:group:men, human figure:group:women, human figure:group:children
  • Technique: watercolor, gouache , lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom right corner "C.PORTINARI 933"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2005
  • Inscription: Inscription at top left "CINEMA”. On reverse, label from Casa Montmartre Jorge.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-334

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