Composition in black tones, white, yellow and red ochre. Predominance of geometrical areas with straight lines. Network burial It depicts. In the first plane, across the entire width of the composition, with crossbar network carried by two profile pictures for the on the left foot. The network suggests having inside a corpse; FIGS just outlined, by holding the beam ends. In the center of the composition, to the left of the net, woman outline following the procession; ahead of the woman, a child also walking. The entire composition is traversed by fine lines and diagonal lines that geometrizam composition, suggesting areas of light and shadow. Background with sketched figures.


  • Title: Burial in a Hammock
  • Date: 1958
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w36 x h33cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:death, social:Northeastern migrant, human figure:child, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil , color crayon, sanguine
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 607
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 615” and "Nº 790”.
  • Function: Study
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4354

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