Composition in blue tones, rose, red ochre, black, violet and yellow. Rapid lines and color shading. Full figure woman against a light background. The woman is standing, 3/4 toward the on the right, has the hair pulled back and stuck in ponytail, on the right arm along the body and the on the left raised. It is supported on the right leg and the on the left bent back. wear brow dress with square neckline, sleeveless and full skirt to the ankles secured at the waist by species range. Background with yellow lines and area light blue tone behind the figure.


  • Title: Woman
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1955-07
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w16.5 x h34cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:peace, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil , crayon, color crayon, sanguine
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "VII-55 Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1532
  • Notes: Support affixed to blue cardboard.
  • Inscription: Inscription in bottom left corner "DESENHO [scratched out] ESTUDO DO MURAL PAZ EXISTENTE NA O.N.U. New York”
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3693

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