Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. It depicts scarecrow stuck in the open, with kite and chest. In the foreground, to the left of the composition, scarecrow mounted on the beam, with indefinite head blouse sleeves and trousers with shaded. On the floor, chest. On the left pipe with diamond shape, with dark part and bright part and Long Rabiola, lying on the floor. Background with irregular and thick band areas, defining the skyline.


  • Title: Scarecrow
  • Date: 1953
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:scarecrow, Brazilian Culture:children's games:toys:kite, diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4407
  • Function: Illustration for the poem “Soneto inédito,” by Antônio Boto
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3251

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