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PORTINARI, Candido (1903 - 1962), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PORTINARI, Candido (1903 - 1962), Painter

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Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Born 29 December 1903, in Brodowski (São Paulo); died 6 February 1962, in Rio de Janeiro.

Painter. Scenes with figures, genre scenes, landscapes. Murals.

[not available online]Candido Portinari was one of 13 children in an Italian immigrant family. In 1918, he abandoned work on a coffee plantation and went to Rio de Janeiro, where he became a pupil at the Escola

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