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Framed B&W Brazilian Ceramic Woodcut Print Pair, 'Work and Play'

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Framed B&W Brazilian Ceramic Woodcut Print Pair, 'Work and Play'

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Dawn comes to Northeastern Brazil, where the farm is bustling with activity in this naif portrait by Ivan Borges. The cow is milked, chickens fed and water fetched from the river where an industrious young man is fishing. Everyone gets an early start to avoid the midday heat.

Afterward there is time for play as a couple dallies in a hidden countryside bower in the shade of a cashew tree. Birds serenade them and a lizard watches curiously. Suggesting the Garden of Eden, a serpent slithers up the tree trunk.

Ivan Borges works in the woodcut technique, transferring the images to ceramic and framing both in a single composition.

Titled "Amanhecer na Fazenda" and "Namoro do Matuto," in Portuguese.

Made in Brazil

  • Ceramic, MDF frame
  • Arrives framed
  • Marked with artist's initials or trademark
  • Mounted on wood
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
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  • 0.87 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • Frame: 43 cm H x 22 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Frame: 17" H x 8.75" W x 1.2" D
  • Artwork: 15 cm W x 15 cm H
  • Artwork: 6" W x 6" H
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Artfully crafted by Ivan Borges from Brazil.

 

Meet the Artist

Ivan Borges

Ivan Borges

"Despite the recognition of my works, it hasn't been easy to live and raise my family only from my art. But this is what I like to do."

Ivan Borges was born among prints and grew up amid them. His father is J. Borges, a renowned woodcut artist whose works... are widely recognized. With his father, Ivan has traveled to exhibit and teach his art in workshops in Europe and in the United States, and the young man continues traveling on his own to show his works abroad and to sell them all over Brazil.

"I was born in 1978 in Bezerros, a small city of the State of Pernambuco," Ivan says. "Since the age of ten, I have helped my father in his atelier but, at the age of fifteen, my life turned upside down. My girlfriend got pregnant. We were too young and, for a year, each of us stayed in our parents' homes.

At seventeen, we decided to go to São Paulo with our baby boy and have our own home. We lived there for two years. I have worked as a gardener, wall painter and bricklayer assistant. Upon returning to my small hometown, I again went to work with my father. I was creating my own woodcuts and, when I was twenty, I decided to have my own workshop.

"I was father and grandfather very early. I have two sons and a daughter who gave me a grandchild. Despite the recognition of my works, it hasn't been easy to live and raise my family only from my art. But this is what I like to do and I feel fully satisfied."

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