Composition in black and white. Predominantly shaded. It depicts man sitting playing the flute in the center of the composition. He faces, it is slightly back body to the right, leaning back, face in profile to the right and cross on the left leg over on the right. You are sitting in rectangular box, holding with both hands the flute plays. Has short hair, facial features and wears represented shirt, long pants and pointy shoes. Plain background.


  • Title: Flutist
  • Date: 1933
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w26 x h36cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Black, Brazilian Culture:musicians:flute player, human figure:man
  • Technique: lead pencil , India ink brush
  • Signature: Signed and dated at bottom left "PORTINARI 933"
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5149
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-394

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