Young Women of Arcozelo

Candido Portinari1940

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in blue tones, ochre, earthy, rose, green, black, red, gray, white and yellow. Smooth texture, predominant, and thick hair and on the left in the woman's dress collar. Three women sitting on a high black box with lanscape in the background. The scene women in the crate occupies the foreground of the on the right half of the support. On the left, on the floor, one bauzinho leaves the tin painted a pita the cover height. The woman's center sits in front with legs apart and hands together in her lap. Has hair with curls hanging side, rose ribbon on top of the head and facial features just mentioned. wear rose dress with black polka dots fetch sort of income in the neck and sleeves. On the left, sitting on his back with his legs to the other side of the crate, woman with head turned to the right, hair to the neck height represented in thick texture, as well as the neckline of the tailpiece of the blue dress she wears. On the right, another woman from the front, with the on the left leg on the floor and kneeling on the right on the crate holding with his on the left hand the arm of the figure of the center. Has short hair, ribbon bow on top of the head and facial features just mentioned. wear green dress with white polka dots fetch kind of income at the neckline. In the background, to the left, a greasy pole with a back boy climbing on it. In the third level, on the left, a house with a gable roof, side view, with road passing in front of suggestion and a few scattered pitas. On the right queued in perspective, five pitas. In the background, to the left, behind the house, a hill with the suggestion of some trees and symmetrical undergrowth. Deep blue sky clearing down, with a half moon and seagulls flying representation on the left upper half.

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  • Title: Young Women of Arcozelo
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w73 x h60cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, Nature:landscape:field, Nature:plants:pita, human figure:group:women, diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1940"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2291
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "OB”.. On stretcher, label "MUSEU NACIONAL DE BELAS ARTES RIO DE JANEIRO. EXPOSIÇÃO: Portinari (dez anos de morte) DATA junho 1972 EB”; stamp "MNBA”; inscription "73”; traces of a label that was torn off.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1247