Composition in black tones, blue, red and white. Contour lines and quick strokes. Study representing the second fall of Jesus. In the foreground, on the left, female figure kneeling in profile to the right, with arms straight up. On the right, Jesus with halo in the head, kneeling in profile to the left, with inclined torso forward, carrying over the on the right shoulder cross that is almost horizontal composition. In the background, on the right figure tilted forward helping Jesus carry the cross. In the third level, the center, soldier figure with raised whip in his on the right hand.


  • Title: Jesus Falls the Second Time
  • Date: 1953
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:religious scenes:Stations of the Cross, religious:Jesus, human figure:group:men, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil, India ink pen
  • Signature: Signed in middle of bottom half "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 347
  • Notes: Support affixed to cardboard.
  • Inscription: Inscriptions, in bottom left corner, "via sacra Batatais”; in top right corner, "7”. On back of frame, inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 753” and "Nº 666”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Jesus Falls the Second Time” [FCO 2792], Seventh Station of the Via Crucis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3211

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