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Cockfight

Candido Portinari1943

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Sinuous lines and quick strokes. Study two cocks fighting occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. The on the left is in profile to the right, with the head turned slightly forward and holding the nozzle head of the on the right cock; another cock, is in profile to the left, on the right leg raised.

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  • Title: Cockfight
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w28.8 x h22.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rooste
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 797
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 350” and "Nº 484”.
  • Function: Study for the drawing “Cockfight” [FCO 4277]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1916

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