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Composition in black tones, white and red ochre. Contour lines, some shaded and dotted. Head and neck profile horse on the left, adorned with clear and dotted trappings suggesting stamped.

Details

  • Title: Head of Horse
  • Date: 1955
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w29 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:horse
  • Technique: lead pencil , crayon, sanguine
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 638
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 125” and "Nº 350”.
  • Function: Study for the panel “War” [FCO 3799]. Work colored in blue crayon by a third party after it was visited by the Portinari Project
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3623

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