Candido Portinari1936

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition unidentified tones. Contour lines and shading setting volumes. Ox skull representation, bones and poultry in the open. To the left, steer skull with a horn on the right. Further to the left, three bones in perspective for background. In the center, on the horizon, five birds and more to the left, over the top birds. Ground like sand, darkening and lightening sky to the horizon.

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  • Title: Hunger
  • Date: 1936
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h16cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:skeleton, Nature:landscape:desert, Nature:landscape:metaphysics
  • Technique: charcoal
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4235
  • Function: Illustration for the poem “Fome,” from the book “Meditações,” by Manoel de Abreu
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-577