Woman Crying

Candido Portinari1952

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines, shaded and dotted. Female Head crying and occupying almost the entire stand area. The figure is from the front, has a round face, long dark hair, parted in the middle, narrow forehead, thin eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes, facing forward, of which shed big tears; batatudo nose, lips down, accentuated the sadness that is stamped on the face. Look up the neck and the top of the shoulders, which are cut by the lower edge of the support. Shading on the face accentuates the volume.

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  • Title: Woman Crying
  • Date: 1952
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w27.5 x h21cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:limbs:head, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4344
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3077