Composition in black tones, white, earthy, green, red and blue. Forms with engraved and printed with black and colored gouache paint outlines. Hare representation in arid lanscape. In the foreground, Profile brown hare on the left with head 3/4 toward the front. He has on the left ear standing and leaning slightly on the right ear to the left, black eye, nose and distinctive mustache. Tip hair recorded in the head and the animal's body. Hare is with all four feet on the floor and leaning against the tail soil. On the left, next to the animal three leaves or stones. In the second and third planes, diagonally from the left to the right and toward the horizon, trunk representation dry leafless tree with three branches followed by two cacti. Shadows suggested to the left of these plants and stones or leaves on the right. Skyline in the background.


  • Title: Hare
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rabbit
  • Technique: dry point , gouache
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2256
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1691

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