Candido Portinari

1903 - 1962

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Candido Portinari has received more than 103,512 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Candido Portinari is the 839th most popular painter (down from 768th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 148th in 2019) and the most popular Brazilian Painter.

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Among painters, Candido Portinari ranks 839 out of 1,428Before him are Léon Cogniet, Vladimir Borovikovsky, Herbert James Draper, Christen Købke, Hans Thoma, and Eugène Jansson. After him are Luca Cambiaso, Eugène Grasset, Johann Froben, Ernst Fuchs, Victorine Meurent, and Albrecht Adam.

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Among people born in 1903, Candido Portinari ranks 119Before him are Vladimir Jankélévitch, Florence Owens Thompson, Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, K. Kamaraj, Bertrand de Jouvenel, and John Wyndham. After him are Michail Stasinopoulos, Amy Johnson, Nikolay Krylov, Luigi Allemandi, Bartel Leendert van der Waerden, and Alexander Imich. Among people deceased in 1962, Candido Portinari ranks 73Before him are Wilhelm Ohnesorge, Prince René of Bourbon-Parma, Erik Scavenius, Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Juan Belmonte, and Hans von Salmuth. After him are Louis Massignon, Enrico Mattei, Indalecio Prieto, Pierre Benoit, Erich von Tschermak, and Mouloud Feraoun.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Candido Portinari ranks 167 out of 1,947Before him are Milton Nascimento (1942), Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836), Tite (1961), Rogério Ceni (1973), Princess Leopoldina of Brazil (1847), and Raoni Metuktire (1940). After him are Cláudio Hummes (1934), Júlio César (1979), José Bonifácio de Andrada (1763), Carlos Chagas (1879), Adriana Lima (1981), and Carlos Kaiser (1963).

Among PAINTERS In Brazil

Among painters born in Brazil, Candido Portinari ranks 1After him are Tarsila do Amaral (1886), Pedro Américo (1843), José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior (1850), Victor Meirelles (1832), and Carlos Latuff (1968).