Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. Head of man with hat, occupying almost the entire composition, against geometrized background. The figure is from the front, is oval face marked by dark strokes, large almond-shaped eyes, well-defined iris, long nose with the tip down, mouth shut, arcade down, square jaw. wears wide-brimmed cowboy hat and strip that surrounds the face, passing under the chin straight, horizontal. You see the on the left side of the neck, and the on the right is covered by clothing or geometric figure. He suggests is wearing dark shirt. Geometrized background, light and dark tones.


  • Title: Cowboy
  • Date: 1947
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:Cangaceiro, human figure:man, human figure:limbs:head
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Signed and dated at top right edge "PORTINARI 1947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4064
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2609

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