Composition in black and white. Contour lines and quick strokes. Cock standing occupying the center of the composition against a plain background. The rooster is in profile to the right, has the head turned back, big crest, eyes represented by a circle within a diamond, short dashes represent the feathers, big tail in plume and on the left foot lifted.


  • Title: Rooster
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w18 x h24.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rooste
  • Technique: dry point
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 858
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1694

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