Composition in black tones, red ochre and white. Parallel lines. Profile horse head to the right, seeing the beginning of the neck with mane, ears back and mouth ajar.


  • Title: Head of Horse
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w30 x h20cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:horse
  • Technique: lead pencil , sanguine
  • Signature: Stamped signature in bottom left corner "Portinari*". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 637
  • Notes: Support affixed to cardboard.
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 10” and "Nº 354”.
  • Function: Study for the panel “War” [FCO 3799]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3627

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