Composition in gray tones, ochre, blue, earthy, red, black and green. Smooth texture. man half-length, against dark background. The pictured is 3/4 facing left, have straight hair combed back and spread the on the left side of the head, broad forehead, arched eyebrows, small eyes, straight nose and mouth and outlined short and sparse mustache. Vest jacket with collar shirt in lighter shade, red tie with black lines and red scarf on the left breast pocket. Smooth and dark background with visible brush strokes forming round spots at the time the head of the portrayed and two green strokes - one on the left bank, a little less than half of the support and the other on the right bank, above the center.


  • Title: Portrait of Oscar Simon
  • Date: 1940
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w69.5 x h73cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: portrait:man, human figure:man
  • Technique: oil
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom right "PORTINARI 1940"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 1783
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-1188

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