Composition in black and white. Contour lines and shading. Portrait of Baptista Portinari bust occupying almost the entire area of ​​the composition. The pictured 3/4 is facing right, has long face, short hair, very wrinkled forehead, almond-shaped eyes, facing right, sharp nose, thin lips closed, very wrinkled, square chin pit to the center; upon all the face are seen shaving points. wear dark suit and white shirt closed at the collar. The shoulders are cut by the limits of the margin of the picture matrix. Might falling from the left of the composition illuminating the face portrayed. Plain background.


  • Title: Portrait of Baptista Portinari
  • Date: 1941
  • Location Created: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w19 x h24.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:the artist's family:father, human figure:man
  • Technique: etching , aquatint
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1167
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1362

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