Composition in earthy tones, green, blue, ochre, black. Smooth texture. Composition representing almost half-length front man and slightly turned to the left, against the background with colored areas suggesting a closed environment. The face is square pictured, has dark brown hair, high forehead, dark eyebrows, almond-shaped eyes and facing forward; big nose, well defined lips, closed and upon the right chin. wears gray suit, seeing-lapel and two buttons, plain dark tie and striped shirt.


  • Title: Portrait of José Mariano Filho
  • Date: 1931
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w70 x h90cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5050
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-193

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