Composition in red and white. Sketch lines. Three musicians playing. On the left figure Suggested sitting in front, which was playing a guitar; the figure of front center playing flute turned to the left; on the right, front figure wearing a hat, playing clarinet.


  • Title: Musicians
  • Date: 1959
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w20 x h26cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:musicians:band, Brazilian Culture:musicians:clarinet player, Brazilian Culture:musicians:flute player, Brazilian Culture:musicians:guitar player, human figure:group:men
  • Technique: fountain pen
  • Signature: Initialed in middle of bottom edge "C.P.". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 629
  • Notes: Support affixed to cardboard.
  • Inscription: Na margem inferior, inscrição manuscrita de Maria Portinari "Desenho de autoria de Candido Portinari, autenticado por Maria Victoria Portinari Nº 458" e na margem lateral direita "DN 449" (ver DO-248).
  • Function: Sketch for the painting “Serenade” [FCO 4671]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4459

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