Composition in red ochre. Contour lines and shading. Figure mulatto occupying the entire height of the area of ​​the composition. Half-bust front mulatto, his head turned to the left 3/4. He has a round face, kinky hair, short forehead, wide apart eyes turned to the left, flat nose, full mouth, thick neck. Clothes shirt without a collar. Bottom part of the on the left side and mulatto in lighter shade obtained by cleaning the plate.


  • Title: Mulatto Man
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w9.3 x h11.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Indian, human figure:man
  • Technique: dry point
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 862
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1715

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