João Carlos da Silva, Alagoan sculptor from the city of Capela, is a master in pottery, having taught numerous disciples, among them the artist Sil. He is responsible for recreating the “boi-bumbá”, which he represents in large pieces donned with skirts sculpted in both high and bas-relief, telling folk stories, street games, weddings and baptisms, in other words, the people’s stories, their traditions and their imaginary universe. Recognized in local and international competitions as one of the greatest sculptors of this country, his works compose a part of important folk art collections and are exposed in Recife, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro galleries.
Size: 60 x 45 x 35 cm.
Price: R$ 9,600.00.