Composition in white tones, black, red and blue. Parallel lines and shading. It depicts Jesus being stripped of his robes. In the center of the composition, Jesus standing in front with legs apart, holding a draped cloth in the folded on the left arm, is shirtless and barefoot. The on the right arm is covered by cloth. He has long hair and facial features represented. On the left, soldier holding an object in his hand. He faces, his head turned to the right, represented facial features, wears a round helmet in the shape of the head, is with legs apart and bare feet. On the right foot soldier in profile to the left, holding in his on the left hand a vessel toward the other two men, and the on the right hand holds a kind of mast or boom. Has represented facial features, legs apart, wears sandals with cross straps to the knees, Roman helmet and vest short kilt. Background with cross resting on the ground, filled with dotted.


  • Title: Jesus is Stripped of His Garments
  • Date: 1944
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w24 x h24cm 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:man
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil, fountain pen
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5525
  • Inscription: Inscription at top right edge "10”. On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "Estudo para a ‘Via Sacra’ da Pampulha, de autoria de Candido Portinari – autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari em janeiro 1972".
  • Function: Study for the painting “Jesus is Stripped of His Garments” [FCO 2489], Tenth Station of the the Via Crucis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2311

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