Composition in blue, green, yellow, ochre, red, black and white tones. Contour lines and tangled. It depicts seven girls in the center, singing in a choir. Children are facing forward, barefoot, wear long tunics and have defined facial features, all with their mouth open. The three in front hold scores with both hands; the two on the left have faces facing forward and the one on the right has her face to the left. Of the four in back, the first on the left is looking forward and the next three look up. Plain background.


  • Title: Chorus
  • Creator Lifespan: 1903-12-29 - 1962-12-06
  • Creator Nationality: Brazilian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Creator Birth Place: Brodowski, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date: 1955-06
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.8 x h33cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:peace, human figure:group:children
  • Technique: pastel, lead pencil
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right "Portinari"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 4379
  • Inscription: Dated in inscription at bottom right edge "Paz VI 55”
  • Function: Study for the panel “Peace” [FCO 3798]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-3660

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