Composition in black and white. Fast and shaded lines. Lake lanscape or river with vegetation at the edges. In the foreground on the left, tall grass suggestion bordering the water that occupies the on the right half of the composition. In the background, the center, suggesting the woods, also on the lakeshore. In the background, an increase that crosses the entire width of the composition.


  • Title: Capernaum
  • Date: 1956-06
  • Physical Dimensions: w24 x h13cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:landscape:field
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "CAPER NAUM Galilea Portinari junho 1956 Israel"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 266
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 581” and "Nº 279”.
  • Function: Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3907

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