Composition in black and white. Contour lines and some shaded. Study representing Dom João VI, Dona Carlota Joaquina, Dom Pedro child and group of people occupying the center of the composition. In the foreground, center, Dom João VI, his wife and son, all standing, front, side by side. Dom wears dark frock coat, stretch pants and hat shaped like a half-moon. Has bent on the left arm serving to support the on the right arm of Dona Carlota Joaquina, which is on the left, using long dress. To the left of it, Dom Pedro child using kind of coat. In the background, behind the figures in the foreground, a group of six people more or less defined, some women and some men. In the middle of the suggestion group of more heads.


  • Title: Dom João VI
  • Date: 1952
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w25 x h33cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: historical themes:historical scenes:arrival of the Portuguese royal family in Bahia, historical themes:characters:D. João VI, historical themes:characters:D. Pedro I, historical themes:characters:D. Maria, the Mad, human figure:child:boy, human figure:group:men, human figure:group:women
  • Technique: India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "Portinari 1952"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1165
  • Inscription: Inscription at bottom left "estudo D. João VI”
  • Function: Study for the panel “The Arrival of Dom João VI to Bahia” [FCO 2404]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3056

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps