Bust of elderly man, directed to the left. Long face and nose. High forehead. Dark, unruly hair. Thin eyebrows. Brown eyes. Thick mustache and long beard, gray. Left ear visible. Dark jacket and tie sketches, and white shirt. White background. Author's signature and location in red ink in the lower right corner: "HBernardelli / Rio". Inscriptions: "Deodoro da Fonseca" (in red ink in the upper left corner of the screen); "Hour section 1/2" (the graphite in the upper left corner of the screen face); "Mare. Deodoro" (in black characters on the right side of the back of the screen).
Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca (Marechal Deodoro / AL, August 5, 1827 - Barra Mansa / RJ, August 23, 1892), military, Brazilian politician, proclaimer of the Republic and the first president of Brazil.