Composition unidentified tones. Texture unidentified. Representation of a chest in the center of the composition. The chest is half open, in perspective from the left to the right, front to the back is dark tone, has handle on top and paint suggesting plants and flowers on the sides. Checkered background in design, with squares filled with straight lines.


  • Title: Small Chest
  • Date: 1958
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: medium unidentified
  • Signature: Signature? Date?
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4850
  • Function: Illustration for cover of the book “Três casas e um rio,” by Dalcídio Jurandir
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4383

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