Composition in yellow, blue, earthy, black, gray, green and white. Colorful and dashed areas. D. Quixote representing It depicts in front of knees Sancho, seeing to the right, cows and sheep. In the foreground, Don Quixote kneeling on his back, facing three quarters to the left, wears dark armor suggesting that metal, short skirt and stockings. It arms folded and folded hands. In front is Sancho Panza, standing in front, wearing wide-brimmed hat, clothes with waistband and boots. Sancho Panza seems to look with astonishment at Don Quixote, and with his on the right hand, cofia whiskers. To the right of the composition, more in the foreground, two rams lying to the right; further back two cows also thrown a profile to the left and the other is seeing only his head resting on the back of the first. The ground where they step people and animals is white and the background is yellow dashed.


  • Title: Sancho Panza Answers Don Quixote's Call
  • Date: 1956
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w27 x h32.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:sheep, Nature:Animals:cow, human figure:group:men, diverse:literary character:D. Quixote, diverse:literary character:Sancho Panza
  • Technique: colored pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1231
  • Function: Illustration for the book “Don Quixote,” by Cervantes, which was never published. Don Quixote Series
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3771

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