Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts scarecrow mounted on various pieces of wood against light background and wearing geometrized clothes. The scarecrow faces, wearing a hat, has a face without a nose set, big eyes and mouth. Open arms and legs each mounted on a timber having visible nails; hands down, in which you can see the definition of fingers. Geometrized clothes, like scraps of fabric. The log is supported on a beam, which seems to end in the stomach and lock a thicker, amended on the right and on the left pieces of wood. Might background.


  • Title: Scarecrow
  • Date: 1945
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w82 x h100cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:scarecrow
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5302
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2336

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