Composition in gray tones, white, ochre, red, earthy, green and black. Cock representation in ochre, earthy and white, standing in profile to the left. The animal is woven with the neck down, head turned upwards, the ridge is touching the ground and pressed against the nozzle body. The crest and wattles are big and red tones and earthy; the nozzle is ochre, body and tail feathers with big volume. Both feet are flat on the floor. Background with green geometric shapes, ochre and gray.


  • Title: Rooster
  • Date: 1941
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w73 x h60cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rooste
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 1941"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4155
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1392

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