Composition in black and white. Parallel and tangled lines. It depicts Bedouin bicycle in desert lanscape, seeing-dromedary and goats. In the foreground, to the left of the center of the composition, Bicycle Bedouin 3/4 facing right, with no defined face, using typical Arabic clothing, with flowing drapery. In the background, on the right, dromedary standing in front. A little behind the dromedary, on the right, two kids walking to the left. Basically, hill with rounded top.


  • Title: Beduin Man on Bicycle
  • Date: 1956
  • Physical Dimensions: w18 x h18cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:goat, Nature:Animals:dromedary, Nature:landscape:desert, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4402
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom right "NEGUEV Beduino de bicicleta!”
  • Function: Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3972

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