Composition in tones earthy, red and black. Contour lines and quick strokes. Profile Rooster to the left, with the head turned back, occupying almost the entire stand area. The rooster has red crest and chat, eye-shaped diamond also red, legs represented by circular and watery traits in different earthy tones. Paw raised and on the right tail in plume. Plain background.


  • Title: Rooster
  • Date: 1954
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h24cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rooste
  • Technique: watercolor, India ink pen
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1570
  • Inscription: Signed in dedication in bottom right corner "Para o Callado com o abraço de Portinari”. Dated in inscription in bottom left corner "1954”
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3327

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