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Macaw

Candido Portinari1941

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines. Ave, occupying almost the entire vertical area of ​​the composition, against white background. The bird is back, turned slightly to the left, perched on a branch. It has worked down, and long tail well pronounced beak.

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  • Title: Macaw
  • Date: 1941
  • Physical Dimensions: w7 x h15.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:macaw
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 736
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 655(11)” and "Nº 961”.
  • Function: Illustration for the book “Descrição verdadeira de um país...,” by Hans Staden, which was never published
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1534

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