Albano Baptista da Cunha was the Mayor of Agueda, lawyer, painter and sculptor.
Born in Paradela in 1858 and died in 1936.
He had six brothers, among them Dom Manuel Arcebispo de Braga.
The portrait was executed by Christiano Vicente Leal, painter, portrait painter and photographer, was born in 1841 and died in 1911.
His father was a servant of King Carlos. Having lived in Albergaria-a-Velha. He had atelier in Albergaria-a-Velha and Porto.