Composition in black and white. Contour lines and fast. It depicts woman riding horse in profile to the left, in the open. The woman has not defined facial features, safe whip on the left hand and long dress. Ground with low vegetation and the background on the left, three trees in perspective for background.


  • Title: Young Woman on Horseback
  • Date: 1943
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:horse, human figure:woman
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4531
  • Function: Illustration no. 22 for the book “Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas,” by Machado de Assis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1858

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