Composition in blue, ochre, white, gray, green, red, yellow and rose. Smooth texture, marked strokes. Representation cock standing taking almost the entire area of ​​the composition against background in geometrized ochre and blue. The white rooster is with the profile body to the left, head 3/4 toward the on the right. It has high crest, eye indicated by dark circle circumscribed in another circle, beak in yellow tones, papilha in red tone with rose details. Feathers are represented by bright spots and darker and the tail is fed up with arched feathers down. It has legs wide apart, and the on the left is resting on the floor and the on the right is raised as if he were walking. The ground track is represented by geometrical areas composed of ochre, and greenish colors and the bottom also consists of geometrical areas of blue, with the dividing line between the ground and the bottom is slightly above the cock's legs.


  • Title: Rooster
  • Date: 1950
  • Physical Dimensions: w46 x h38cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Nature:Animals:rooste
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI PARIS 1950"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2399
  • Inscription: On back of frame, label "Exposição no Pavilhão de Arte Contemporânea de Milão – Itália 21 de março a 21 de abril 1963 Col. Mendes André nº 72 GALO”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2906

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