Burial in a Hammock

Candido Portinari1957

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines, quick and shady. It depicts group following burial in the network. In the center of the composition, two men carrying the wooden rod shoulders where hangs the network with dead. The front man is with the stem on the left shoulder and the back of the on the right shoulder; both wear pants, hat and are barefoot, the front wears clear shirt and back checkered shirt. Around this It depicts, squalid-looking group, suggested facial features, head on. To the left of the net, woman with child on her lap, she wears dress and both are with rag on his head; behind, two figures, one wiping tears with cloth and the second with hands in his face. To the right of the network, in front of a woman and girl holding hands, they wear dress and the woman is with rag on his head; behind them, three men who wear shirts, pants and hats, and as far forward has his hand on the head. On the left of this group, between the network, dog. The ground is represented by rapid straight lines that follow in perspective for background, defining a road. The on the left and on the right side of the road, vegetation, seeing himself on the left, a large tree.

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  • Title: Burial in a Hammock
  • Date: 1957
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:death, social:Northeastern migrant, Nature:Animals:dog, Nature:landscape:field, human figure:child, human figure:group, human figure:man, human figure:woman
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4071
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4179