Composition in black and white. Quick strokes. Partial view of a city with hill in the background. In the foreground, cue several buildings forming blocks. In the second plane, the flat wall with security and which crosses the composition in the width direction. In the background, the hill Suggested seeing themselves in front, to the left, a building with a high tower. In the sky on the left, Moon in first quarter.


  • Title: Jerusalem
  • Date: 1956
  • Physical Dimensions: w22 x h30cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:landscape:city
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed at bottom left "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 271
  • Inscription: Inscription in bottom right corner "JERUSALEM”. On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 450” and "Nº 404”.
  • Function: Study for the drawing “Rise and Shine...” [FCO 4665]. Israel Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3911

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