Sr. José Dias Machado - posthumous
Oil, 50cm x 70cm
Colection: Sanatório Espirita José Dias Machado, Ituiutaba MG

José Dias Machado, who died in 1942, has conceived the project of the Spiritual Sanatorium of Ituiutaba, which would become real only 14 years after his death.
As a tribute, I was commissioned to paint his portrait in oil.
There were just a few reference photos, really old. All photos, except one, show him as a young man.
I was told the one photo as a more mature man is the one they use as official image. So I used it as the main reference