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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 140,793 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Candido Portinari is the 905th most popular painter (down from 838th in 2019), the 185th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 167th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Brazilian Painter.

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Among painters, Candido Portinari ranks 905 out of 1,421Before him are Torii Kiyonaga, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Per Kirkeby, Eustache Le Sueur, François-Xavier Fabre, and Andrea Appiani. After him are Lucia Anguissola, Wang Meng, Pellegrino Tibaldi, Adolf Ziegler, Muqi, and Christoph Amberger.

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Among people born in 1903, Candido Portinari ranks 126Before him are Vladimir Jankélévitch, Dolores Costello, Richard Thomalla, Russell Bufalino, Adelbert Schulz, and Gregory Goodwin Pincus. After him are Nikolay Cherkasov, Rensis Likert, Misao Tamai, Uichiro Hatta, Bartel Leendert van der Waerden, and Diana Vreeland. Among people deceased in 1962, Candido Portinari ranks 78Before him are Erich von Tschermak, Richard Aldington, Enrico Mattei, Mouloud Feraoun, Wilhelm Ohnesorge, and Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa. After him are Karl Rapp, Max Fabiani, Juan Belmonte, Milan Vidmar, Erik Scavenius, and Diego Martínez Barrio.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Candido Portinari ranks 185 out of 2,067Before him are Waldemar de Brito (1913), Tarsila do Amaral (1886), Zózimo (1932), Café Filho (1899), Diane, Duchess of Württemberg (1940), and Jorginho (1991). After him are Aymoré Moreira (1912), Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836), Maria Bethânia (1946), Eduardo Saverin (1982), Dirceu (1952), and Jorginho (1964).

Among PAINTERS In Brazil

Among painters born in Brazil, Candido Portinari ranks 2Before him are Tarsila do Amaral (1886). After him are Pedro Américo (1843), José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior (1850), Anita Malfatti (1889), Victor Meirelles (1832), Antônio Parreiras (1860), Carlos Latuff (1968), and Georgina de Albuquerque (1885).