Composition in light shades of yellow, gray, green, and white earthy. Smooth texture. Composition representing man playing clarinet against wall background. The musician is sitting on a bench in front and slightly turned to the left; It wears hat and with the clarinet in the mouth. The on the left hand holds the top of the clarinet and the on the right hand holds the instrument below. The musician wears light suit has legs slightly apart, dark pants shoes with thin tips and feet are diagonally. The background suggests footer with the wall at the height of the feet of the bank, which suggests that the bank is leaning against the wall. Geometric area behind the musician, like shadow projection.


  • Title: Musician
  • Date: 1958
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w15.8 x h25cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: Brazilian Culture:musicians:clarinet player, human figure:man
  • Technique: watercolor
  • Signature: Signed at bottom right "Portinari". Undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 66
  • Inscription: On reverse, inscription by Maria Portinari "ON 1118”.
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4327

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