Composition in tones of black, white and red. Contour lines. It depicts boy with trap, occupying almost the entire support height. The boy is standing in front, has suggested facial features, prominent belly; It wears wide-brimmed hat, jacket, pants, and the height of the shins are bare; holding the on the right hand one trap. Face and feet with areas in red. Plain background.


  • Title: Boy with Trap
  • Date: 1961
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w6.5 x h23.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:children's games:toys:bird trap, human figure:child:boy
  • Technique: lead pencil , color crayon
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5293
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "desenho de Candido Portinari autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari” and "696 últimos 1961”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Bird Vendor” [FCO 3122]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4819

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