Half-length portrait of Dom Pedro II, turned halfway to the left, looking ahead, on a dark background. Blue eyes, serious expression. Short hair and thick white beard. He wears a jacket, vest and black tie with a white shirt. It bears, on the chest, a commendation and the miniature of the Golden Fleece. Author's signature and date in the left corner: "Augte Petit / 1882".
Dom Pedro II (Rio de Janeiro, December 2, 1825 - Paris, December 5, 1891), second and last Emperor of Brazil.


  • Title: Dom Pedro II
  • Creator: Auguste Petit
  • Creator Lifespan: 1844 - 1927
  • Creator Nationality: Francês
  • Creator Gender: Masculino
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro
  • Creator Birth Place: Chatillon-Sur-Seine
  • Date Created: 1882
  • Physical Dimensions: 60 x 73 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Museu Histórico Nacional
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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