Composition in tones orange, violet, earthy, blue, gray, ochre, black and white. Texture unidentified. Girl kneeling in front, occupying almost the entire support height. She's on the right hand on the left, in front of the body; oval face has represented facial features, broad forehead and long dark hair. wears blue cloth on the head to the hips, shirt in orange tones, with round neckline, half sleeve, skirt in violet tones, suggesting that long with folded drape in front and bare foot on the right, seen behind the body. Floor range in earthy tone. Sky in blue tones "degrade", clearing to the skyline.


  • Title: Kneeling Girl
  • Date: 1945
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w46 x h55cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: human figure:child:girl
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 945"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5096
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2338

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