Citation"Legno e rosso 3
(Alberto Burri) , 1959.19,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, Mar 01, 2024, https://hvrd.art/o/228218.
The painting is made of lacquered bark applied to canvas which has been painted red. The red paint shows through cracks in the wood. A larger area at the top center is white with black burn marks, the white extends down a small crack. Small round burn marks appear unevenly placed up the left side and across the top, larger burned areas, some highlighted by red appear across the bottom and in the center. An uneven band of red paint extends from the top to the bottom of the right side.