Small Cows

Candido Portinari1940

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Lines defining contours. In the center of the composition, two cows lying with undergrowth around. Kitties are one behind the other and turned in opposite directions: the profile of the front on the left and the rear facing to the right, with his head resting on the first rib. In the foreground on the left, a bauzinho leaves the tin. On the floor, circling kitties, representing four pitas and undergrowth.

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  • Title: Small Cows
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w47 x h38.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:cow, diverse:recurring elements:trunk
  • Technique: monotype
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 1940"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1410
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1117