Composition in tones earthy (predominant), ochre, blue, black and white. Smooth texture and marked brushstrokes. Bust of a man portrait occupying almost the entire support area against background geometrized in ochre and blue tones. The portrayed faces, slightly turned to the left. It has long face, dark hair, broad forehead, almond-shaped eyes facing forward, sharp nose, well-designed lips and chin straight. wears suit Tone dark earthy, striped tie diagonally, also in earthy colors and light shirt. Sees handkerchief out of his pocket on the chest. Fund quadrangular areas in light shades of ochre and blue.


  • Title: Portrait of Roberto Assumpção de Araújo
  • Date: 1947
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w60 x h72.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated in bottom left corner "PORTINARI 947"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 3991
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2540

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