Composition in black and white. Intersecting lines. Dromedary and two Arabs in a farm lanscape suggesting the center, Profile dromedary on the left, tied up in stocks stuck in the ground. To the right of the pole, Arab standing on a kind of board, profile to the right. In the background, on the left, tractor suggestion and on the right, Arabic near a flock of goats that are under the shade of trees. The entire composition is dashed.


  • Title: Arab and Dromedary
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w38 x h24cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:working scenes:farming, social:workers:farm hand, Nature:Animals:dromedary, human figure:man
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "Portinari 56"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 250
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 606” and "Nº 750”.
  • Function: Work executed in Brazil upon the artist's return from Israel.. Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4006

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