Graduated at Escola Nacional de Engenharia do Rio de Janeiro, in 1948. In the following year, he studied drawing and painting with Henrique Boese (1895 – 1982). Between 1950 and 1951, he worked as a drawer in Oscar Niemeyer’s office. In 1951, Eduardo travelled to Paris, where he attended to La Grande Chaumière and Julian’s Academies.
In his journey at the French capital, he got acquainted with the works of Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973), Joán Miró (1893 – 1983), Henri Matisse (1869 – 1954) and Georges Braque (1882 – 1963). When he came back to Rio, in 1953, he started to visit Iberê Camargo’s (1914 – 1994) studio, to study metal engraving becoming, years latter, his assistant. He also taught drawing and painting at Escolinha de Arte do Brasil, in 1956 and, in the following year, he moved to São Paulo, where he taught drawing, painting and engraving at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado – Faap, from 1958 to 1963. In 1964, he moved back to Rio and produced the etching album 25 Gravuras. The artists didn’t join any movement, keeping himself apart from debates from his time. In the 70’s he became closer to the constructivism, creating his work based on the thoughts of Piet Mondrian (1872 – 1944) and from the Bauhaus. Between 1947 and 1980, he taught metal engraving at Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro – MAM/RJ.