Young Man Driving Tractor

Candido Portinari1956

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Intersecting lines and scraped effects. Man driving a tractor in a field. In the center, front man with rifle on the left shoulder, sitting on a tractor that is a path that crosses a high planting, cut into parts, forming geometric areas that extend into perspective for background.

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  • Title: Young Man Driving Tractor
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w25 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:working scenes:farming, social:workers:tractor driver, human figure:man
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed at bottom left "Portinari Israel". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 247
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 604” and "Nº 751”.
  • Function: Work executed in Brazil upon the artist's return from Israel. The inscription registers the location that inspired the work.. Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4007