Composition in blue tones, gray, rose, black, ochre and white. Smooth texture and contour lines. It depicts man playing the triangle. The man is standing in front, with the head turned slightly to the left, legs apart, holding triangle hued rose on the right hand and the bat to play the instrument on the left. It has represented facial features, without representation of the head and neck during high. wears jacket in blue tones, with high collar, buttons, pockets next to the bar and sleeves, long pants in gray tones with black small risks and are barefoot. Plain white background and horizontal line marking the ground.


  • Title: Musician
  • 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: 1944
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w17.5 x h25.5cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:musicians, human figure:man
  • Technique: watercolor, lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 5001
  • Function: Costume design for the Iara Ballet
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-2135

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