Composition in black and brown. Strong lines defining contours and shading setting volumes. Representation open on the right hand, wrist cut up the upper edge of the support against detail cane beam passing through the horizontal support. We see the back of the hand, from top to bottom with the little finger on the left, a little away from the three fingers below and your thumb on the right, slightly aside.

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  • Title: Hand
  • Date: 1938
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w31 x h44cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:workers:farm hand, human figure:limbs:hand
  • Technique: charcoal
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom left corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3222
  • Function: Fragment of the cartoon “Sugar Cane” [FCO 5334]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-830