Composition in ochre-red and white. Recorded contour lines and shading obtained by cleaning the ink placed on the plate. Half-bust of Jesus occupying almost the entire area of ​​support. The figure is 3/4 toward the on the right, has thin, long face, long hair represented by sinuous lines, thin eyebrows, eyes averted, long nose, small closed lips, angular chin and thick neck with two wrinkles marked. Wear clothes neck "u" and frowning slightly at the shoulders. Spotted background, giving effect shadows.


  • Title: Jesus
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h24.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: religious:Jesus, human figure:man
  • Technique: dry point
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 2963
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1699

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