Composition in shades of black, white and earthy. Shaded, contour lines and intersecting. Portrait of Father half-bust. The portrayed faces, slightly turned to the left. Has straight hair, his forehead part covered by bangs, thick eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes, long nose, lips closed, rounded chin, well-defined on the left ear and long neck. wears cassock with high collar, filled with intersecting lines. Background with shaded.


  • Title: Portrait of Father Luiz Figueira
  • Date: 1942
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w28.3 x h36.3cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:man
  • Technique: charcoal, crayon, color crayon
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right edge "Portinari, 1.942"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4274
  • Function: Illustration for the back of flyleaf in volume 3 of the book “História da Companhia de Jesus no Brasil,” by Padre Serafim Leite
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1681

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