Here you`ll found part of the portraits I painted. Mostly the portuguese fadosinger-portraits I painted between 2013-2017,which were 44 in total. Two of which are now in the collection of the museum Alfredo Marçeneiro ( godfather of portuguese fado) , in Lisbon

dated 1987 until 2018 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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gypsy

2018

acrylics on a 40x50cm canvas , framed in a black frame.

Nosferatu , 2018

2018

Portrait in watercolours of german actor Max Schreck,who played - still in silent movies - the role of Nosferatu,the vampire. This work is already matted and framed.

Dark Thoughts

2018

Dark Thoughts was an experiment for me. It was made in a mixedmedia of watercolours and softpastels on a coldpressed ,300grams cottonpaper. This work already is framed in a black and silver frame.

Morrissey

2017

Portrait of the singer Morrissey, formal leadsinger of The Smiths. Painted with watercolours, gouache and pastels on a 40x50cm canvas.  not for sale

Portuguese fadosinger Alfredo Marceneiro

2016

Here are 3 portraits in one work of the - in Portugal - famous fadosinger and writer of fados ALFREDO DUARTE MARCENEIRO .He died in the 1970`s and both his son as his grandson are also fadosingers. This in one piece of a series of 36 Portuguese fadosingers I painted. Most of these portraits are now at the homes of the fadosingers in Lisbon. This work is not for sale as it is part of the main collection in Museum Alfredo Marceneiro in Lisbon

Celeste Rodrigues, fadosinger

2017

Celeste Rodrigues is 94 year at this moment ,when I portrayed her. She is the oldest still regularly singing fadosinger in Portugal and also the less known sister of Amália Rodrigues .

Amália Rodrigues , fadosinger

2016

Amália Rodrigues is an icon in the world of music . She made Portuguese fado worldwide known . In Portugal she was rewarded with many orders and awards and also in the rest of the world. This work was made in pastels and the original work had a black border around it, that I was not able to show here as EXTO does not alow this kind of things, as they see it as a "frame". This work is only one of 36 portraits of Portuguese fadosingers I made during 3 years

Marlene Dietrich

1987

This portrait of Marlene Dietrich was screenprinted on a newspaper ,which gives this work a special effect .Later I added some colors . This work dates from 1987.

Artur Batalha ,portuguese fadosinger

2017

Meanwhile , in 4 years time , already my 43th portrait of a  portuguese fadosinger.  I still am not bored by painting them  and most of these people I know also personally ,which makes it even more interesting for myself to do them . In between my other paintings I keep coming back to paint one or two of them. Most of these portraits are now hanging at the homes of these portrayed singers in Lisbon...

CAMANÉ , fadosinger

2015

Camané is one of the most successful and enduring voices of fado. Started at a very young age,.His two younger brothers Helder and Pedro also are fadosingers. I `ve met Camané a few times and on one of those occasions he autographed his portrait personally.

fadosinger Helder Moutinho

2017

Fadosinger Helder Moutinho, one of 3 brothers successful in the world of fadomusic

Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

2017

Scene from the film "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane ". Watercolours

guitarplayer Andre Dias

2017

The talented young Portuguese guitar player Andre dias, already palyed with many famous fadosingers of Portugal , as well as on TV and the recordingstudios. This portrait was painted in watercolours, acrylics and gouache on coldpressed cottonpaper.

Fernando Maurício

2017

Portrait of Portuguese fadosinger Fernando Maurïcio ,and icon in the world of FADOmusic.

DUARTE

2016

Fadosinger / guitarplayer Duarte

fadosinger Fernanda Maria

2016

Fernanda Maria is regarded a legendary fadosinger in her own country Portugal. She had her own fadohouse in Lisbon ,were many famous fadosinger performed.

fadosinger Filipa Tavares

2016

This is a portrait of fadosinger Filipa Tavares. It was made on her request as an illustration in the booklet for her new CD , the poems of writer José Saramago. Saramago loved olives and olivetrees , hence the request to put olives in the portrait too.

portrait of Cristina Branco

2014

portrait of the wellknown Portuguese singer Cristina Branco

fadosinger Joana Amendoeira

2016

One of the best known fadosingers of this moment

Mafalda Arnauth

2016

beautiful singer, Mafalda Arnauth

Vicente and José Da Camara

2016

Father and son Vicente & Jose Da Camara , both fadosingers.

portrait # two of Carlos do Carmo

2015

a second portrait of the Portuguese fadosinger Carlos do Carmo

portrait of Carlos do Carmo

2015

one of the most known and respected singers of fadomusic is certainly the Portuguese fadosinger Carlos do Carmo .

Sandra Correia, fadista

2016

Portuguese fadosinger Sandra Correia , with her beautiful melancholic voice , portrayed here in watercolors.

MARIZA, fadosinger

2015

Mariza is a big name in Portuguese fadomusic

Carla Pires, in color

2015

second portrait of Carla Pires , fadosinger, this time in color

Carla Pires in black&white

2015

portrait in black&white watercolors of Portuguese fadosinger CARLA PIRES

CARMINHO

2015

one of the best young talents of fadomusic : Carminho

Pedro moutinho #2

2015

Second portrait , a newer version , of Pedro moutinho , at his own request.

Pedro Moutinho ,fadosinger

2015

portrait number 1 of this fadosinger

Ana Lains & Paulo loureiro

2014

fadosinger Ana Lains , with her husband Paulo loureiro , musician

fadosinger Aldina Duarte

2014

Fadosinger Aldina Duarte  sings, but also writes fado and does a lot to keep the original portuguese fado alive in the community .