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- Brazil - (5000) Mil Cruzados Bank Note - Issued 1987 **
- Obverse - Head of Candido Portinari - Artist
- Reverse - Candido Portinari - Painting
- Color - Multi-color / Serial Number - A3775010701A
- Condition - CU (Crisp-uncirculated) - Aiello Paper Money Catalog# 217
- Overprint stamp in black triangle - (5) New Cruzados / Used 1989-1990
*** Candido Portinari (1903-1962) was one of the most important Brazilian painters and also a prominent and influential practitioner of the neo-realism style in painting.
He suffered ill health during the last decade of his life and died in Rio de Janeiro in 1962 of lead poisoning from his paints.