Composition in blue tones, ochre, green, black, white, gray, earthy, yellow, rose and red. Smooth texture, strokes marked on the clothing of the figures. Composition representing couple in wedding attire, occupying the central area of ​​support amid lanscape open field against blue sky. The groom is on the left standing from the front, wear dark green hat, has dark skin, long face, round black eyes, big nose and thick lips closed. It wears light suit, white collared shirt, tie and scarf lapel yellow and brown shoes with yellow amarrilhos. It has the on the right arm along the body and the on the left bent, the interlaced bride. The bride is on the right, standing, facing, has the head turned slightly to the left, over which sees tulle veil. It has dark complexion, black eyes, lips painted red and two red spots of "rouge" on their faces. wear long white dress with long sleeves, with blue trim at the neckline in "U" and sleeves. It's on the right arm folded interlaced the groom, and holds in his hand a bouquet of rose flowers; has the on the left arm throughout the body, seeing if the ajar hand. It is with legs slightly apart and wears blue high heels. Floor in ochre tones with darker spots quadrangular; Incidental, suggested two hills on the horizon, one on each side of the engaged. Sky in light blue tones with darker spots at the top.


  • Title: Wedding in the Country
  • 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: 1947
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w61 x h73cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, human figure:couple
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3378
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2571

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