War and Peace (Portinari)

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War and Peace
Portuguese: Guerra e Paz
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Artist Cândido Portinari
Dimensions 500 cm × 200 cm (200 in × 79 in)
Location United Nations General Assembly, New York City

War and Peace (Portuguese: Guerra e Paz) are two paintings made by Brazilian painter Cândido Portinari between 1952 and 1956. They are about 14 metres (46 ft) tall and 10 metres (33 ft) large each. They were painted for the United Nations Headquarters as a gift from the Brazilian government.