On a dark background, in the center, a portrait of Dom Pedro II in half body, turned to the left, looking ahead. Hair parted at the side. Light brown beard. Blue eyes. Flushed faces and red lips. Gray General's uniform with buttons, epaulettes, cannons, high collar and gold belt. It bears the Imperial Order of the Cruise and a band with red edging. Direct hand resting on a table and the left flexed, placed on a sword that hangs from the waist. On the right, beige drapery and columns. Golden wood frame. According to information taken from previous records, the screen was ripped by sword strikes in the office of the Minister of War, when the Republic was proclaimed. The documentary record was kept.
Dom Pedro II (Rio de Janeiro, December 2, 1825 - Paris, December 5, 1891), second and last Emperor of Brazil.


  • Title: Dom Pedro II
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: c. 1820 - c. 1890
  • Date Created: 1858
  • Physical Dimensions: 115 x 88 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Museu Histórico Nacional
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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