Composition in black and white. Fast contour lines. Composition representing animals in a forest. In the foreground, center, deer standing and in profile to the left. There is one more deer head, a little above the animal, like a ratio of correction. Further back, three agoutis, side by side and also profile to the left. Throughout the composition are seen tree trunks, and the largest, which is the front of the deer is seen in high branch, which suggests that a macaw with long tail.


  • Title: Forest
  • Date: 1948
  • Physical Dimensions: w14.3 x h18.3cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:macaw, Nature:Animals:doe, Nature:Animals:agouti, Nature:landscape:forest
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom right corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4761
  • Function: Study for the panel “Forest” [FCO 1829]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2638

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