Alberto Joaquim da Silva (1882-1940)
Oil on canvas
The collector Fernando de Castro is here represented in a full length portrait, seated on a leather chair next to a desk and a bookcase: attributes of his poetic, literary and caricaturist activities.
With a meditative air, he rests his right hand on one of the several books open on the desk. His left hand holds a cigarette, an object always present in his various portraits throughout the house.