Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines and shading. Boy sitting in front, in the center of the composition. He's with his face to the ground, represented facial features, the legs drawn up, the on the right pressed against the ground and the on the left upon the right with both hands resting on it, on the right knee and on the left on top of the foot, as if He was holding the leg. wears high crowned hat and round flap, covering him of the forehead; wear high-collared shirt and long sleeves, shorts and is barefoot. Shaded under the boy. Plain background.


  • Title: Boy from Brodowski
  • Date: 1946
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:boy
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 946"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4168
  • Function: Children of Brodowski Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2467

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