Candido Portinari, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Candido Portinari

Brazilian painter

Date of Birth: 29-Dec-1903

Place of Birth: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Death: 06-Feb-1962

Profession: politician, painter

Nationality: Brazil

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Candido Portinari

  • Candido Portinari (December 29, 1903 – February 6, 1962) was a Brazilian painter.
  • He is considered one of the most important Brazilian painters as well as a prominent and influential practitioner of the neo-realism style in painting. Portinari painted more than five thousand canvases, from small sketches to monumental works such as the Guerra e Paz panels, which were donated to the United Nations Headquarters in 1956.
  • Portinari developed a social preoccupation throughout his oeuvre and maintained an active life in the Brazilian cultural and political worlds.

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