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    Sale 2173

    Latin American Sale

    28 - 29 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    Candido Portinari (Brazilian 1903-1962)

    Menino sentado

    Price Realised  

    Candido Portinari (Brazilian 1903-1962)
    Menino sentado
    signed and dated 'PORTINARI, 945' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 15 in. (46 x 38.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1945.


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    This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the Projeto Portinari dated 4 March 2009.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the present owner.


    Literature

    R. Navarra, 'Portinari', Inquérito, 1946 (illustrated).
    Silvia, 'Portinari, os novos tempos e o mundo melhor', Esfera, Rio de Janeiro, 1946 (illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Portinari, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 1946, p. 44, no. 37 (illustrated).
    J. Payró, 'Horror temático y color felíz: sensibilidad plástica y fín social en el arte de Portinari', Qué, Buenos Aires, July 29, 1947 (illustrated).
    C. Portinari, Sentido Social del Arte, Centro Estudiantes de Bellas Artes, Cuadernillos de Cultura, Buenos Aires, 1947, p. 34 (illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Portinari: exposição de sua obra de 1920 a 1948, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo, 1948, p. 18-19 (illustrated).
    C. Santiago Vitureira, Portinari en Montevideo, Alfa, Montevideo, 1949, p. 36 (illusrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Portinari, Centro de Estudios Brasileños, Buenos Aires, 1984.
    Projeto Portinari, Candido Portinari: Catalogue Raisonné Volume III 1944 [2]> 1955 [1], Rio de Janeiro, 2004, p. 128, no. 2423 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Portinari, October 1946, no. 37.
    Buenos Aires, Salón Peuser, Portinari, July 17- August 9, 1947, no. 28.
    São Paulo, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, Portinari: exposição de sua obra de 1920 a 1948, December 2, 1948- January 1949.
    Buenos Aires, Centro de Estudios Brasileños, Portinari, September 3- 8th, 1984.