Is a well known Brazilian folk artist. Born in 1927, Alfredo Cruz an artist of great merit is a retired city street sweeper and self-taught artist.As a young man, Cruz worked in the fields, planting and harvesting manioc, corn and beans. He now paints scenes from his memories and the daily life of the city. I the US his works have been shown in the exhibition. Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints. Arranged by Con/Vita, Popular art of the Americas which has been shown at several museums including the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit MI.
Works by his hand were also shown at UCLAs Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1998. This painting measures roughly 19.5" x 27.5"(50 cm x 70cm). It is an oil on canvas. It sits in a beautiful hand painted frame. The painting depicts cowboys herding cattle through a village.
This painti g is from a major collection of folk art. The item "Alfredo Cruz Brazillian Folk Art Painting No Reserve" is in sale since Monday, April 6, 2020.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "rebopkwakaboo-5" and is located in Thousand Oaks, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.