Composition in black, white, lilac, orange, green, and blue earthy. Contour lines and shading with color touch. It depicts Jesus being stripped of his robes. In the center of the composition, Jesus standing in front with his head tilted to the left halo on the head and shaded in tones lilac. wear a cloth over the on the left shoulder to it covers the body to the knees and a tip is extended to the left. On the left and on the right, two men standing next to the central figure, dressed in soldier's clothes. The figure on the left is with the body of front and head tilted toward Jesus, holding the tip of his clothes. The on the right figure is in profile to on the left with arms stretched toward Jesus, holding in his on the left hand, a kind of glass. Basically, geometric shading complete the composition.


  • Title: Jesus is Stripped of His Garments
  • Date: 1945
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.5 x h24.5cm 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
  • Technique: lead pencil , colored pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3278
  • Function: Study for the painting “Jesus is Stripped of His Garments” [FCO 2489], Tenth Station of the Via Crucis
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2386

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