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MARIPOSA has one of the most unusual and diverse collection of Brazilian folk arts and works by self-taught Brazilian artists in North America. It includes a vast collection of unique, authentic ex-voto sculptures, Afro-Brazilian metal sculptures, stunning works by traditional cordel (woodblock) artists, many dramatic, three-dimensional works by Nino, Manuel Graziano, José Adario dos Santos , Raimundo Borges Falcão and others, and prints and woodblocks by J. Borges. Other traditional Brazilian folk art forms, including antique and contemporary mamulengo puppets by known (e.g. by Indio Joel) and unknown artists, “naif” paintings and folk toys are also represented.

 

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Mamulengo Puppet, ca. 1960, northeastern Brazil
Mamulengo Puppet, ca. 1960, northeastern Brazil
Indio Joel, The Dead Carries the Living, 2000
Indio Joel, The Dead Carries the Living, 2000
Cicero F. (Graziano) Bicho/Animal
Cicero F. (Graziano) Bicho/Animal
Heitor dos Prazeres, Samba, 1964, oil on canvas
Heitor dos Prazeres, Samba, 1964, oil on canvas
Animal Puppet/Mamulengo, northeastern Brazil
Animal Puppet/Mamulengo, northeastern Brazil
Gerardo da Silva, Country Scene, oil on canvas, 1979
Gerardo da Silva, Country Scene, oil on canvas, 1979
Indio Joel, Mane da Batata, 2000
Indio Joel, Mane da Batata, 2000
Indio Joel, Ave Ema
Indio Joel, Ave Ema
SOLD
SOLD
Manuela da Silva, Untitled, Olinda 1965
Manuela da Silva, Untitled, Olinda 1965
Mestre Sauba, Ventriloquist Puppet, 1990's
Mestre Sauba, Ventriloquist Puppet, 1990's
Hand Puppets 1,  Pernambuco
Hand Puppets 1, Pernambuco
Hand Puppets 2, Pernambuco
Hand Puppets 2, Pernambuco
Veterinarian, Jozé, Caruaru, not dated
Veterinarian, Jozé, Caruaru, not dated
Mestre Sauba, Ventriloquist Puppet, 1960's or older
Mestre Sauba, Ventriloquist Puppet, 1960's or older
Donkey hand puppet, Pernambuco
Donkey hand puppet, Pernambuco
Adalton Lopes , "Bar Musicians" (Roda de Pagode), Rio de Janeiro
Adalton Lopes , "Bar Musicians" (Roda de Pagode), Rio de Janeiro
Mestre Sauba, Bicycle Puppet
Mestre Sauba, Bicycle Puppet
Exodus, Clay Sculpture by Neide, Caruaru, Pernambuco
Exodus, Clay Sculpture by Neide, Caruaru, Pernambuco
Adalton Lopes, slave scene, ca. 1995
Adalton Lopes, slave scene, ca. 1995
Musicians, anonymous, Caruaru
Musicians, anonymous, Caruaru
SOLD
SOLD